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This Day In Rock History

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    A few albums that was released....


    1972 ● Cass Elliott —— Cass Elliott ► Pop-Rock/Folk-Rock

    1989 ● Skid Row —— Skid Row ► Heavy Metal

    1995 ● Van Halen —— Balance ► Hard Rock

    1995 ● David Crosby —— It’s All Coming Back To Me Now… ► Folk-Rock


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    1971 Grace Slick and Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane become the proud parents of a baby girl. They originally wanted to name the child God, but after a storm of controversy, settled on China.

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    1963: Janis Joplin performed in San Francisco for the first time at the North Beach coffeehouse.

    1986: Dire Straits reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Walk of Life”, their final top ten single in the U.S.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1973 ● Little Feat —— Dixie Chicken ► Southern Rock

    1973 ● Kinks, The —— The Great Lost Kinks Album ► Pop-Rock

    1985 ● Phil Collins —— No Jacket Required ► Pop-Rock

    1989 ● Gary Moore —— After The War ► Roots Rock (Irish)

    1994 ● Alice In Chains —— Jar Of Flies ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal

    2000 ● Warren Zevon —— Life’ll Kill Ya ► Pop-Rock

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    2013 The Ohio Players frontman Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner died of unknown causes at the age of 69. He led the group to the top of The Hot 100 with "Fire" in 1974 and "Love Rollercoaster" in 1975.

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    1948 Laurence "Corky" Laing (drummer for Mountain) is born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

    1951 Big Star bass player Andy Hummel is born to former Miss America (1947) Barbara Walker Hummel in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. He is raised in Memphis, Tennessee.

    1951 David Briggs, who replaces Ric Formosa as lead guitarist for Little River Band, is born in Melbourne, Australia.

    1957 Eddie Van Halen is born in Nijmegen, Netherlands. His family eventually settles in Pasadena, California, where he forms Van Halen with his brother, Alex.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1970 ● Chicago —— Chicago II ► Jazz-Rock

    1970 ● Simon & Garfunkel —— Bridge Over Troubled Water ► Folk-Pop

    1973 ● Deep Purple —— Who Do We Think We Are ► Hard Rock

    1973 ● Elton John —— Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player ► Pop-Rock

    1988 ● David Lee Roth —— Skyscraper ► Hard Rock

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    1996 Babylon Zoo started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Spaceman', the fastest selling single by a debut artist in the UK, (420,000 copies in 6 days). The song was used for a Levi Jeans TV commercial. The single also went to Number 1 in twenty-three other countries.

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    1944 Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is born in Birmingham, England.

    1951 Seth Justman (The J. Geils Band keyboardist) is born in Washington, D.C.

    1951 Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy drummer) is born in Dublin, Ireland.

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    1980 AC/DC play their last show with lead singer Bon Scott in Southampton, England. Scott dies just weeks later.

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