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This Day In Rock History

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    2019 American musician Peter Tork died age 77. He was diagnosed with a rare form of tongue cancer in 2009. The Monkees were brought together for an American sitcom TV series in 1966. Best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist, they had the 1967 UK & US No.1 single 'I'm A Believer' plus other hits including 'Last Train to Clarksville', 'Pleasant Valley Sunday', and 'Daydream Believer'.


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    1948 Paul Newton (bassist for Uriah Heep) is born in Andover, Hampshire, England.



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    A few albums that was released....


    1968 ● Blood, Sweat & Tears —— Child Is Father To The Man ► Pop-Rock

    1975 ● Status Quo —— On The Level ► Blues-Rock

    1976 ● Bad Company —— Run With The Pack ► Hard Rock

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    1975: Grand Funk Railroad peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their cover of “Some Kind of Wonderful” which was their third top ten single in the U.S.

    1987: Andy Warhol, the artist who painted the album cover of The Velvet Underground’s debut album & designed the cover of The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers died after a gall bladder operation in New York City. He was 58 years old.

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    1986: MTV aired 22 hours of the Monkees TV episodes in celebration of their 20th anniversary as a group.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1969 ● Ten Years After —— Stonedhenge ► Hard Rock

    1986 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— The Ultimate Sin ► Hard Rock

    2000 ● The Byrds —— Live At The Fillmore – February 1969 ► Country-Rock


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    1944 Johnny Winter is born in Beaumont, Texas.

    1946 Poco steel guitar player Rusty Young is born in Long Beach, California.

    1948 Sweet bass player Steve Priest is born in Middlesex, England.

    1952 Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford is born in Winchester, Massachusetts.

    1962 Queensrÿche guitarist Michael Wilton is born San Francisco.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1993 ● Van Halen —— Live: Right Here, Right Now ► Hard Rock

    1999 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— Eufaula ► Southern Rock

    1999 ● Blondie —— No Exit ► New Wave Pop-Rock


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    1973 The Byrds made their final live appearance when they played at The Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey. (The then-current incarnation of the Byrds, which included Roger McGuinn, Clarence White, John York and Gene Parsons).

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    1950 Blues rocker George Thorogood is born in Wilmington, Delaware.

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