1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

This Day In Rock History

Discussion in 'Rock Lounge' started by CrazyConnie, Jan 29, 2017.

  1. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Music History: December 9th


    A few albums that was released....


    1966 ● The Who —— A Quick One ► British Rock

    1974 ● George Harrison —— Dark Horse ► Pop-Rock

    1986 ● Joan Jett & The Blackhearts —— Good Music ► Hard Rock

    2003 ● Motörhead —— Live At Brixton Academy ► Heavy Metal

    2014 ● Yes —— Like It Is: Yes At The Bristol Hippodrome ► Prog Rock

    source: drrocksblog&roll
     
  2. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Rock History: December 10th


    1967 American soul singer, songwriter Otis Redding was killed in a plane crash, aged 26. Redding and his band had made an appearance in Cleveland, Ohio on the local ‘Upbeat’ television show the previous day. The plane carrying Otis Redding and his band crashed at 3.28.pm into icy waters of Lake Monoma near Madison. Redding was killed in the crash along with members from the The Bar-Kays, Jimmy King, Ron Caldwell, Phalin Jones and Carl Cunningham. Trumpet player Ben Cauley was the only person to survive the crash.

    source: thisdayinmusic
     
  3. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Rock History: December 10th



    2007 Led Zeppelin play a one-off show at the O2 Arena in London, the biggest reunion in rock history. John Bonham's son, Jason, plays drums at the show, which is hailed by critics and fans as triumphant.


    source: calendarsongfacts
     
  4. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Rock History: December 10th


    1971: Frank Zappa was pushed off stage by a jealous boyfriend during a concert at London’s Rainbow Theatre. Zappa suffered a broken leg & a fractured skull, which required him to spend nine months in a wheelchair.

    1999: Rick Danko, bassist for The Band died in his sleep at his home near Woodstock, NY. He was 56 years old.


    source: paulshaffersdayinrock
     
  5. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Music History: December 10th


    A few albums that was released....



    1980 ● Journey —— Dream, After Dream [Sndtrk] ► Prog/Art Rock

    2007 ● Pink Floyd —— Oh, By The Way ► Prog Rock

    2013 ● Neil Young —— Live At The Cellar Door ► Folk-Rock


    source: drrocksblog&roll
     
  6. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Rock History: December 11th



    1961 The Marvelettes went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Please Mr Postman'. The session musicians on the track included 22 year old Marvin Gaye on drums. The song gave The Carpenters a US No.1 and UK No.2 single in 1975.

    1982 Singer, TV actress and dancer Toni Basil went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Mickey', making her a US One Hit Wonder. Also a No.2 hit in the UK, the song was written by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn as 'Kitty', and was first recorded by UK group Racey during 1979.

    source: thisdayinmusic
     
  7. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Rock History: December 11th


    2002 Musicologist and author Rob Durkee compiled a list of The Top Ten Christmas Songs Of All Time (according to sales and radio air play)


    1. White Christmas - Bing Crosby - 1942
    2. Silent Night - Bing Crosby - 1936
    3. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer - Gene Autry - 1949
    4. The Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone Chorale - 1958
    5. Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms - 1957
    6. The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole - 1946
    7. The Chipmunk Song - David Seville and the Chipmunks - 1958
    8. Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee - 1958
    9. Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley - 1957
    10. Jingle Bells - Bing Crosby / The Andrews Sisters - 1943

    source: classicbands
     
  8. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Music History: December 11th


    A few albums that was released....


    1968 ● Deep Purple —— The Book Of Taliesyn ► Hard Rock

    1970 ● John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band —— John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band ► Pop-Rock

    1972 ● The Rolling Stones —— More Hot Rocks (Big Hits & Fazed Cookies) ► Hard Rock

    1989 ● Monty Python —— Monty Python Sings ► Comedy

    1990 ● Fine Young Cannibals —— The Raw & The Remix ► Blue-Eyed Soul


    source: drrocksblog&roll
     
  9. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Rock History: December 12th


    1970 The Doors played what would be their last ever live show with Jim Morrison when they played at the Warehouse in New Orleans.

    1985 Scottish keyboard player Ian Stewart died of a heart attack in his doctor's Harley Street waiting room. Co-founder of The Rolling Stones (Stewart was the first to respond to Brian Jones's advertisement in Jazz News seeking musicians to form a rhythm & blues group). Stewart was dismissed from the line-up by the band's manager, Andrew Loog Oldham, in May 1963 but remained as road manager and piano player. He played on all The Rolling Stones albums between 1964 and 1983. Also played piano on Led Zeppelin's ‘Rock and Roll’ and ‘Boogie With Stu’ from Physical Graffiti.

    2007 Ike Turner, the former husband of Tina Turner died at the age of 76 at his home near San Diego, California. Turner who was a prolific session guitarist and piano player is credited by many music historians with making the first rock 'n' roll record in 1951. After marrying Tina Turner in 1959, the pair released a string of hits including the Phil Spector produced ‘River Deep Mountain High.’

    source: thisdayinmusic
     
  10. CrazyConnie

    CrazyConnie Senior Member

    Posts:
    14,202
    Likes Received:
    1,572
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2011
    Location:
    Missouri
    This Day In Rock History: December 12th


    1940 Dionne Warwick is born Marie Dionne Warwick in East Orange, New Jersey.

    1941 Terry Kirkman (of The Association) is born in Salina, Kansas.

    1943 Dickey Betts (lead guitarist for The Allman Brothers Band) is born Forrest Richard Betts in West Palm Beach, Florida.

    1947 Ralph Scala (keyboardist, vocalist for Blues Magoos) is born in The Bronx, New York.

    source: calendarsongfacts
     

Share This Page

defer="defer" charset="utf-8">