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This Day In Rock History

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    A few albums that was released....


    1966 ● Paul Revere & The Raiders —— The Spirit Of ’67 ► Pop-Rock

    1970 ● Slade —— Play It Loud ► Hard Rock

    1971 ● Rory Gallagher —— Deuce ► Blues-Rock

    1978 ● Blues Brothers —— Briefcase Full Of Blues ► Blues-Rock

    2006 ● April Wine —— Roughly Speaking ► Arena Rock

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    2001 Beatles guitarist George Harrison died in Los Angeles of lung cancer aged 58. Following the breakup of The Beatles Harrison had a successful career as a solo artist and later as part of the Traveling Wilburys. The youngest member of The Beatles, (aged 16 when he joined), his compositions include ‘Taxman’, ‘Here Comes the Sun’, ‘Something’, and ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’. Harrison released the acclaimed triple album, All Things Must Pass, in 1970, from which came the worldwide No.1 single 'My Sweet Lord.'

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    1933 John Mayall (founder of The Bluesbreakers) is born in Macclesfield, England.

    1940 Denny Doherty (of The Mamas & The Papas, Mugwumps) is born in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    1942 Felix Cavaliere (keyboardist for The Rascals) is born in Pelham, New York.

    1947 Ronnie Montrose (of Edgar Winter Group, Montrose) is born in San Francisco, California.

    1951 Rock guitarist Barry Goudreau (of Boston) is born in Boston, Massachusetts.

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    1974 ● Charlie Daniels Band —— Fire On The Mountain ► Southern Rock

    1974 ● Slade —— Slade In Flame ► Hard Rock

    1980 ● Heart —— Greatest Hits: Live ► Album Rock

    1982 ● Foreigner —— Records ► Arena Rock

    1988 ● Guns N’ Roses —— G N’ R Lies ► Hard Rock

    1993 ● Motörhead —— Bastards ► Heavy Metal

    2011 ● Yes —— In The Present – Live From Lyon ► Prog Rock

    2013 ● Scorpions —— MTV Unplugged: Live In Athens ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock

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    2001 Flags are lowered to half-staff at the Liverpool Town Hall and a book of condolence is opened in memory of George Harrison. In London, the Coldstream Guards play a Beatles medley during the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.

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    1943 Grass Roots frontman Rob Grill is born in Los Angeles, California.

    1943 Leo Lyons (bassist for Ten Years After) is born David William Lyons in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England.

    1945 Deep Purple bass player Roger Glover is born in Wales.

    1955 Billy Idol is born William Michael Albert Broad in Stanmore, Middlesex, England.

    1959 Cherie Currie is born in Encino, California. As lead singer of The Runaways she is at the core of the LA party scene in the late 1970s, leading to a lifelong struggle with drug addiction. After leaving the band acrimoniously she has a short solo career as a musician - recording with her twin sister, Marie - before becoming an actress and later a chainsaw sculptor.

    1969 "Love Child" by The Supremes hits #1 in America.

    1979 1979 Pink Floyd's album The Wall is released, seeing out the '70s in spectacular fashion as it sells over 13 million copies. The powerful concept album's themes of isolation and despair resonate with legions of fans, and it even spawns a #1 single - "Another Brick In The Wall (part II).

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    1967 ● Jefferson Airplane —— After Bathing At Baxter’s ► Psychedelic Rock

    1973 ● Manfred Mann’s Earth Band —— Solar Fire ► Prog Rock

    1975 ● Cat Stevens —— Numbers ► Folk-Pop

    1978 ● Steely Dan —— Greatest Hits ► Jazz-Rock

    1981 ● Yes —— Classic Yes ► Prog Rock

    1982 ● Sammy Hagar —— Three Lock Box ► Arena Rock

    1985 ● The Who —— Who’s Missing ► Hard Rock


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    1967 The Jimi Hendrix Experience released their second studio album Axis: Bold as Love. Hendrix expressed dismay regarding the album cover art, which depicts him and the Experience as various forms of Vishnu, incorporating a painting of them by Roger Law, from a photo-portrait by Karl Ferris. Hendrix stated that the cover would have been more appropriate had it highlighted his American Indian heritage.

    2013 English drummer and percussionist Richard Coughlan died age 66. He was one of the founding members of Caravan in 1968 and remained with the band until his death. Caravan who were signed to Decca Records, blended psychedelic rock, jazz and classical influences to create a distinctive progressive rock sound.

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    1944 John Densmore (drummer for The Doors) is born in Los Angeles, California.

    1944 Blue Öyster Cult lead singer Eric Bloom is born in New York City.

    1989 Scottish keyboardist Billy Lyall (of Bay City Rollers, Pilot, The Alan Parsons Project) dies of an AIDS-related illness at age 36.

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    A few albums that was released....


    1968 ● The Monkees —— Head ► Pop-Rock

    1973 ● Jim Croce —— I Got A Name ► Folk-Pop

    1973 ● Black Sabbath —— Sabbath Bloody Sabbath ► Hard Rock

    1975 ● Black Sabbath —— We Sold Our Soul For Rock ‘N’ Roll [UK] ► Hard Rock

    1975 ● Styx —— Equinox ► Prog/Art Rock

    1978 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Minute By Minute ► Pop-Rock

    1982 ● The Rolling Stones —— Story Of The Stones ► Blues-Rock

    1986 ● Queen —— Live Magic ► Glam Rock


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