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This Day In Rock History

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    2003 Meat Loaf collapsed onstage during a sold-out concert at London's Wembley Arena. He reportedly tried to continue his performance before being advised by paramedics on the scene to cancel the show.

    2007 Kevin DuBrow, the charismatic lead singer for Quiet Riot, died at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 52.

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    1943 Fred Lipsius (original saxophonist for Blood, Sweat & Tears) is born in The Bronx, New York.

    1946 Drummer Joe Correro Jr. (of Paul Revere and the Raiders) is born in Greenwood, Mississippi.

    1960 Matt Sorum (drummer for Guns N' Roses) is born in Orange County, California.

    1973 Emerson, Lake, & Palmer release their fourth studio album, Brain Salad Surgery, featuring the live showstopper "Karn Evil 9."

    1982 Led Zeppelin release their final studio album, Coda, a collection of unused songs recorded before drummer John Bonham died in 1980.

    1983 Tom Evans of Badfinger commits suicide. Eight years earlier, his bandmate Pete Ham died in similar fashion. The acclaimed band had extraordinary bad business dealings with their record labels, Apple and Warner Bros., which were a contributing factor in their deaths.

    2003 Rock bassist Greg Ridley (of Humble Pie, Spooky Tooth) dies of pneumonia in Alicante, Spain, at age 56.

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    1996: Prince released the 3 CD set “Emancipation.” The release was on his record label NPG Records.

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    1983: Quiet Riot peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their cover of Slade’s “Cum on Feel the Noize” which was their first and only top ten single in the U.S.

    2007: Quiet Riot singer Kevin DuBrow died of an accidental cocaine overdose at his home in Las Vegas, NV. His body was discovered six days later. He was 52 years old.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1984 ● The Kinks —— Word Of Mouth ► British Rock

    1991 ● U2 —— Achtung Baby ► Alt. Pop-Rock

    1991 ● Jeff Beck —— Beckology ► Blues-Rock

    2002 ● Led Zeppelin —— Early Days And Latter Days ► Hard Rock

    2013 ● Eric Clapton —— Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 ► Blues-Rock

    2013 ● Rush —— Clockwork Angels Tour ► Prog/Art Rock

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    1967 Los Angeles-based psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock were at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Incense And Peppermints'. When recording the track the band expressed a dislike for the song's lyrics so the lead vocals were sung by a friend of the band, Greg Munford, who was attending the recording session as a visitor.

    1971 Isaac Hayes started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Theme From Shaft', it made No.4 in the UK. Hayes won a Grammy award for Best Original Film Score with 'Theme From Shaft'.

    1974 Drummer with The Who, Keith Moon collapsed during a concert after his drink was spiked with horse tranquilliser. 19 year-old Scott Halpin who was in the audience, volunteered to replace him on drums for the remaining three numbers.

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    1965 "I Hear A Symphony" becomes The Supremes' sixth US number one single. The trio had their streak of five chart toppers in a row interrupted by "Nothing But Heartaches", which stalled at number 11.

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    1942 "Spirit In The Sky" singer Norman Greenbaum is born in Malden, Massachusetts.

    1946 Ray Stiles (bass guitarist for The Hollies) is born in Guildford, Surrey, England

    1946 Duane Allman (guitarist for The Allman Brothers Band, Derek and the Dominos) is born in Nashville, Tennessee.

    1947 Joe Walsh (guitarist, vocalist for James Gang, Eagles) is born Joseph Fidler Walsh in Wichita, Kansas.

    1954 Frank Marino (frontman for Mahogany Rush) is born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1982 ● Whitesnake —— Snakes & Sinners ► Arena Rock

    1990 ● Cinderella —— Heartbreak Station ► Heavy Metal

    1995 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Playback ► Album Rock

    2001 ● Aerosmith —— Young Lust: The Aerosmith Anthology ► Hard Rock

    2015 ● Rush —— R40 Live ► Prog/Art Rock


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    1940 Blues musician Dr. John is born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr. in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    1948 John "Rabbit" Bundrick (keyboardist for Free) is born in Houston, Texas.

    1949 Drummer Randy Zehringer, brother of The McCoys' guitarist Rick Derringer, is born in Celina, Ohio.

    1950 Guitarist Gary Pihl (of Boston) is born in Chicago, Illinois, but would later move to San Mateo, California.

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