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    1989: Bon Jovi headlined a bill at the Milton Keynes Bowl in the U.K. The bill also included Europe, Vixen & Skid Row. During Bon Jovi’s set, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler & Joe Perry joined them onstage during their encore for a rendition of “Walk This Way”.

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    Joey Tempest-singer for Europe born in 1963

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    A few albums that was released....


    1974 ● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Welcome Back My Friends To The Show That Never Ends ► Prog Rock

    1974 ● Harry Nilsson —— Pussy Cats ► Folk-Rock

    1974 ● Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— So Far ► Folk-Rock

    1977 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Livin’ On The Fault Line ► Pop-Rock

    1997 ● Fleetwood Mac —— The Dance ► Pop-Rock

    2003 ● Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Greendale ► Rock

    2016 ● Jerry Garcia Band —— Garcia Live Volume Seven ► Roots Rock


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    1934 Country/rock musician "Sneaky" Pete Kleinow (of The Flying Burrito Brothers) is born in South Bend, Indiana.

    1941 Space rock musician Dave Brock (of Hawkwind) is born in Isleworth, Middlesex, England.

    1942 Soul superstar Isaac Hayes is born in Covington, Tennessee.

    1944 Blues drummer "Uncle John" Turner (of Johnny Winter's backing band) is born in Beaumont, Texas.

    1947 Trombonist James Pankow (of Chicago) is born in St. Louis, Missouri.

    1948 Robert Plant is born in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England. Best known at Led Zeppelin's lead singer, he wins the Album of the Year Grammy for Raising Sand, his 2007 collaboration with Alison Krauss.

    1949 Bassist/vocalist Phil Lynott (of Thin Lizzy) is born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England.

    1966 Pantera guitarist Darrell Abbott, aka Dimebag Darrell, is born in Ennis, Texas.

    1973 The Rolling Stones release "Angie."



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    1965 - The Rolling Stones single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" was released in the U.S.

    2000 - Bon Jovi played the last concert to be held at the historic Wembley stadium before its demolition.


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    A few albums that was released....


    1976 ● Kiss —— Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 1 ► Hard Rock

    1976 ● Kiss —— Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 2 ► Hard Rock

    1983 ● Heart —— Passionworks ► Album Rock

    1985 ● Asia —— Astra ► Prog Rock

    1990 ● Queensrÿche —— Empire ► Heavy Metal

    1990 ● Black Sabbath —— TYR ► Hard Rock

    1991 ● Joan Jett & The Blackhearts —— Notorious ► Hard Rock

    2002 ● The Black Crowes —— Live ► Southern Rock

    2002 ● Black Sabbath —— Past Lives ► Hard Rock

    2013 ● Tedeschi Trucks Band —— Made Up Mind ► Blues-Rock

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    1961 Tamla Records released the Marvelettes first single, 'Please Mr. Postman'. The song went on to sell over a million copies and become the group's biggest hit, reaching the top of both the Billboard Pop and R&B charts. The song is notable as the first Motown song to reach the No.1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart.

    1976 The Rolling Stones, 10CC, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Todd Rundgren's Utopia and Hot Tuna all appeared at The Knebworth Festival, Hertfordshire, England, tickets £4.50.

    1983 Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone had a four-hour brain surgery operation, after being found unconscious in a New York Street where he had been involved in a fight.

    1997 Oasis' third album 'Be Here Now', became one of the fastest selling albums ever, shifting over 350,000 units on the first day of release. The cover image for Be Here Now was shot at Stocks House in Hertfordshire, the former home of Victor Lownes, the head of the Playboy Clubs in the UK.

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    1941 Keyboardist Tom Coster (of Santana) is born in Detroit, Michigan. He composed "Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)" with Carlos Santana.

    1947 Carl Giammarese (lead vocalist/guitarist for The Buckinghams) is born in Chicago, Illinois.

    1952 Rock bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (of Deep Purple) is born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England. He has a brief stint as Black Sabbath's frontman in the mid-'80s.

    1954 Drummer Steve Smith (of Focus and Journey) is born in Whitman, Massachusetts.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1987 ● Metallica —— The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited ► Heavy Metal

    1989 ● Jethro Tull —— Rock Island ► Prog Rock

    1990 ● Alice In Chains —— Facelift ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal

    1990 ● Prince —— Graffiti Bridge ► Funk-Pop

    1995 ● Rainbow —— Stranger To Us All ► Hard Rock

    2006 ● Slade —— Slade Alive! – The Live Anthology ► Hard Rock

    2012 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— Last Of A Dyin’ Breed’ ► Southern Rock


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    1917 Bluesman John Lee Hooker is born in Coahoma County, Mississippi.

    1946 Gary "Mutha" Withem (keyboardist for Gary Puckett & the Union Gap) is born in San Diego, California.

    1958 Guitarist Ian Mitchell (of Bay City Rollers) is born in Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland. He is just 17 years old when he joins the band in 1976.

    1967 Layne Staley of Alice In Chains is born in Washington State.

    2006 Bruce Gary (drummer for The Knack) dies of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Tarzana, California, at age 55.

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    1987: Bon Jovi headlined the eighth annual Monsters of Rock festival at Castle Donington in the U.K. on a bill that also included Dio, Metallica, & Cinderella. During Bon Jovi’s set, Paul Stanley of Kiss, Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden & Dee Snider of Twisted Sister joined them onstage for a rendition of “We’re An American Band”.


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