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This Day In Rock History

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    A few albums that was released....



    1973 ● Thin Lizzy —— Vagabonds Of The Western World ► Hard Rock

    1979 ● Foghat —— Boogie Motel ► Hard Rock

    1979 ● Cheap Trick —— Dream Police ► Hard Rock/Power Pop

    1993 ● Nirvana —— In Utero ► Grunge

    1993 ● Scorpions —— Face The Heat ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock

    1993 ● Led Zeppelin —— Boxed Set 2 ► Hard Rock

    1993 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin Boxed Set 2 ► Hard Rock



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    1951 David Coverdale is born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar and Cleveland, England. After fronting Deep Purple from 1973-1976, he forms his own band, Whitesnake, in 1978.

    1958 Joan Jett is born Joan Marie Larkin near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, raised in Rockville, Maryland. After joining the music scene as the guitarist for the all-girl punk band The Runaways, she goes on to form Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Their debut album is turned down by the first 23 record labels it is offered to, despite containing the future #2 hit "I Love Rock And Roll."


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    1985 80,000 fans watched the first Farm Aid concert, featuring Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Roy Orbison, Loretta Lynn, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson and other performers who help raise $7 million. The annual event takes place every Fall to help the American family farmer.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1969 ● The Band —— The Band ► Folk-Rock

    1978 ● Camel —— Breathless ► Prog Rock

    1981 ● King Crimson —— Discipline ► Prog Rock

    1986 ● Alice Cooper —— Constrictor ► Hard Rock

    1997 ● Elton John —— The Big Picture ► Pop-Rock

    1998 ● Kiss —— Psycho Circus ► Hard Rock

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    1967 The Box Tops started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'The Letter', a No.5 hit in the UK. The record went on to sell over four million copies and receive two Grammy nominations. It was also a Top Ten hit for Joe Cocker in 1970.

    2019 Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead lyricist died age 78. He provided the Grateful Dead with many of their vivid and enduring lyrics for some of the band’s signature songs, including 'Uncle John’s Band', 'Scarlet Begonias' and 'Dark Star.'

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    1930 Ray Charles is born Ray Charles Robinson in Albany, Georgia.

    1943 Steve Boone (bassist for The Lovin' Spoonful) is born at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

    1945 Ron Bushy (Iron Butterfly drummer) is born in Washington, D.C.

    1947 Neal Smith (Alice Cooper drummer, co-writer of "I'm Eighteen") is born in Akron, Ohio.

    1947 Jerry Corbetta (lead vocalist of Sugarloaf) is born in Denver, Colorado.

    1949 Bruce Springsteen is born in Long Branch, New Jersey.

    1997 The Rolling Stones release Bridges To Babylon.

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    1970 ● Santana —— Abraxas ► Jazz-Rock Fusion

    1970 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— Idlewild South ► Southern Rock

    1977 ● Steely Dan —— Aja ► Jazz-Rock

    1977 ● The Rolling Stones —— Love You Live ► Blues-Rock

    1978 ● Blondie —— Parallel Lines ► New Wave Pop-Rock

    1986 ● Boston —— Third Stage ► Arena Rock

    1989 ● Poco —— Legacy ► Country-Rock

    1996 ● Iron Maiden —— Best Of The Beast ► Heavy Metal

    1997 ● Asia —— Live In Osaka ► Prog Rock

    1997 ● Cream —— Those Were The Days ► Blues-Rock

    1997 ● Todd Rundgren —— With A Twist… ► Pop-Rock

    1997 ● Three Dog Night —— 20 Greatest Hits ► Blue-Eyed Soul

    2003 ● Alice Cooper —— The Eyes Of Alice Cooper ► Hard Rock

    2003 ● Triumph —— Live At The US Festival ► Arena Rock


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    1982 - Prince's "1999" single was released.

    2013 - The Metallica album "Metallica Through the Never" was released. It was the soundtrack album for the film of the same name.

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    The Eagles release their sixth studio album, “The Long Run,” which sells seven million copies in the U.S. “Heartache Tonight” goes on to win a Grammy for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. 1979

    "The Razor’s Edge,” AC/DC’s 12th studio album, arrives. Sales top 5 million copies. 1990

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers release “Blood Sugar Sex Magik,” their fifth studio album. Over 10 million copies are sold worldwide. 1991

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    1933 Mel Taylor (drummer for The Ventures) is born in New York City to a family that will include future Canned Heat bassist Larry Taylor.

    1941 Linda McCartney (Wings) is born Linda Eastman in New York City.

    1970 Smokey Robinson and the Miracles releases "Tears Of A Clown."


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