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This Day In Rock History

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    1944 Alan Henderson (bass guitarist for Them) is born in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    1946 Keith Hopwood (rhythm guitarist for Herman's Hermits) is born in Manchester, England.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1981 ● J. Geils Band —— Freeze-Frame ► Blues-Rock

    1987 ● Meat Loaf —— Live At Wembley ► Arena Rock

    1993 ● The Velvet Underground —— Live MCMXCIII ► Alt. Rock

    1999 ● Genesis —— Turn It On Again: The Hits ► Prog Rock

    1999 ● Robert Palmer —— 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Robert Palmer ► Blue-Eyed Soul

    1999 ● Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— Looking Forward ► Folk-Rock

    2000 ● Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— Looking Forward ► Folk-Rock


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    1945 Mark Ryan (bass guitarist for Quicksilver Messenger Service) is born.

    1949 Byron Allred (keyboardist for The Steve Miller Band) is born in Logan, Utah.

    1951 Kenneth "K.K." Downing (guitarist for Judas Priest) is born in West Bromwich, England.

    1964 The Supremes release "Come See About Me."

    1982 Prince releases his fifth album, 1999. It's a breakthrough, selling well over 5 million copies worldwide, thanks to "Little Red Corvette" and the title track.

    2013 Lou Reed (frontman for The Velvet Underground) dies of liver disease in Southampton, New York, at age 71.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1967 ● Ten Years After —— Ten Years After ► Blues-Rock

    1969 ● Johnny Winter —— Second Winter ► Blues-Rock

    1975 ● Angel —— Angel ► Heavy Metal

    1978 ● Slade —— Slade Alive, Vol. 2 ► Hard Rock

    1979 ● Motörhead —— Bomber ► Heavy Metal

    1980 ● Hawkwind —— Levitation ► Space Rock

    1992 ● AC/DC —— Live ► Hard Rock

    1992 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Jefferson Airplane Loves You ► Psychedelic Rock


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    1936 Charlie Daniels is born Charles Edward Daniels in Wilmington, North Carolina.

    1948 Rickie Lee Reynolds (guitarist for Black Oak Arkansas) is born in Manilan, Arkansas.

    1984 Wells Kelly (drummer, keyboardist for Orleans), age 34, dies of asphyxiation after a night of hard partying while on tour with Meat Loaf in London, England.

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    1991 - The Metallica single "The Unforgiven" was released.

    1997 - KISS released the album "Carnival of Souls: The Final Sessions."

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    2008 A statue honouring AC/DC's Bon Scott was unveiled at the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour in Western Australia. Although born in Scotland, Scott grew up in Fremantle after his family emigrated to Australia in 1952. Bon started out his newfound Australian life in Melbourne, his family lived in the suburb of Sunshine for 4 years before moving to Fremantle. Scott was born in 1946 died on 20th February 1980. He is buried in Fremantle cemetery.

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    1977 Steve Perry makes his first concert appearance with Journey at the Old Waldorf in San Francisco. He would lead them to 17 Billboard Top 40 entries over the next ten years.


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    A few albums that was released....


    1978 ● Rush —— Hemispheres ► Prog/Art Rock

    1991 ● Genesis —— We Can’t Dance ► Prog Rock

    1991 ● Queen —— Greatest Hits II ► Glam Rock

    1997 ● Asia —— Live in Koln ► Prog Rock

    1997 ● Judas Priest —— Jugulator ► Heavy Metal

    1997 ● Eddie Money —— Shakin’ With The Money Man ► Album Rock

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    1971 Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on a Macon, Georgia street while trying to swerve to avoid a tractor-trailer and was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle bounced into the air, landed on Allman and skidded another 90 feet with Allman pinned underneath. He was three weeks shy of his 25th birthday.

    2018 Singer, songwriter and musician James Edwin Farrar died due to heart failure, at the age of 67. He was the original lead singer of the Raw Energy band and the second lead singer of the American Southern Rock band Molly Hatchet from 1980 to 1982, and in more recent years, Gator Country.


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