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This Day In Rock History

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    A few albums that was released....

    1971 ● Cactus —— Restrictions ► Hard Rock

    1974 ● The Rolling Stones —— It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll ► Blues-Rock

    1981 ● Hawkwind —— Sonic Attack ► Heavy Metal

    1985 ● The Cult —— Love ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Revival

    1993 ● Iron Maiden —— A Real Dead One ► Heavy Metal

    2001 ● The Rolling Stones —— The Brussels Affair ’73 ► Blues-Rock

    2005 ● Supertramp —— Retrospectacle – The Supertramp Anthology ► Prog/Art Rock

    2010 ● Queen —— The Singles Collection: Volume 4 ► Glam Rock


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    1979 - Prince's second album "Prince" was released.

    1992 - The Metallica single "Wherever I May Roam" was released.

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    1968: The Crazy World of Arthur Brown peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Fire” which was their first and only top ten single in the U.S.

    1979: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released their third album Damn the Torpedoes which went on to be their breakthrough album reaching number two on the Billboard 200 Album Chart & selling two million copies in the U.S.


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    Keith Reid-lyricist for Procol Harum born in 1946

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    A few albums that was released....



    1973 ● The Who —— Quadrophenia ► British Rock

    1979 ● Styx —— Cornerstone ► Prog/Art Rock

    1981 ● INXS —— Underneath The Colours ► New Wave Synth-Pop

    1991 ● Mötley Crüe —— Decade Of Decadence ► Heavy Metal

    1993 ● Rush —— Counterparts ► Arena Rock

    2004 ● Twisted Sister —— Still Hungry ► Hair Metal

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    1977 Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines from Lynyrd Skynyrd were all killed along with manager Dean Kilpatrick when their rented plane ran out of fuel and crashed into a densely wooded thicket in the middle of a swamp in Gillsburg, Mississippi. The crash seriously injured the rest of the band and crew who were due to play at Louisiana University that evening.

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    1997 Henry Vestine, guitarist for Canned Heat, died at the age of 52 from heart and respiratory failure.

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    1950 Tom Petty (of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Traveling Wilburys) is born in Gainesville, Florida.

    1951 Al Greenwood (keyboardist for Foreigner) is born in New York.

    1962 "Monster Mash" by Bobby Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers hits #1 on its way to becoming the most famous Halloween song of all time. Pickett's vocals are his impression of Boris Karloff, who was known for his role as Frankenstein's monster.


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    2008 AC/DC's "Black Ice," with the single "Rock N' Roll Train," is issued. The album, AC/DC's first studio effort in eight years, is available exclusively at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores.


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    1969: John Lennon released his second solo single “Cold Turkey” which went on to reach number thirty on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.


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    Ric Lee-drummer for Ten Years After born in 1945

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    A few albums that was released....



    1980 ● U2 —— Boy ► Alt. Pop-Rock

    1981 ● Quarterflash —— Quarterflash ► Pop-Rock

    1992 ● Elton John —— Rare Masters ► Pop-Rock

    1998 ● Aerosmith —— A Little South Of Sanity ► Hard Rock

    1998 ● Black Sabbath —— Reunion ► Hard Rock

    1998 ● Heart —— Heart Presents A Lovemonger’s Christmas ► Holiday Rock

    1998 ● Kansas —— King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents Kansas ► Prog/Arena Rock


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