This Day In Rock History

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This Day In Music History: March 28th


A few albums that was released....


1966 ● The Rolling Stones —— Big Hits (High Tide And Green Grass) ► Rock

1973 ● Led Zeppelin —— Houses Of The Holy ► Hard Rock

1980 ● 10cc —— Look Hear? ► Pop-Rock

1995 ● Glenn Frey —— Solo Collection ► Pop-Rock


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This Day In Rock History: March 29th


1973 Dr Hook And The Medicine Show got their picture on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine after their hit, 'The Cover of Rolling Stone' reached No. 6 on the US singles chart. According to members of the group, they really did buy five copies for their mothers, just like the song said.

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This Day In Rock History: March 29th


2011 Ray Herr, guitarist for The Ides Of March on their 1970 hit "Vehicle", died of esophageal cancer at age 64.

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This Day In Rock History: March 29th


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1969 ● Quicksilver Messenger Service —— Happy Trails ► Psychedelic Rock

1974 ● Mott The Hoople —— The Hoople ► Hard Rock

1974 ● King Crimson —— Starless And Bible Black ► Prog Rock

1976 ● Charlie Daniels Band —— Saddle ***** ► Southern Rock

1979 ● Supertramp —— Breakfast In America ► Prog/Art Rock

1985 ● Slade —— Rogues Gallery ► Glam Rock




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This Day In Rock History: March 30th


1941 Graeme Edge of The Moody Blues is born in Staffordshire, England.

1945 Eric Clapton is born in Ripley, England. He forms the bands Cream, Blind Faith and Derek & the Dominos. His birth name is often erroneously reported as "Eric Clapp," as Clapp is the surname of his grandparents who raised him.

1948 Black Oak Arkansas lead singer Jim "Dandy" Mangrum is born in Michigan.

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This Day In Rock History: March 30th


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2004 ● Aerosmith —— Honkin’ On Bobo ► Hard Rock

2010 ● Rush —— Time Stand Still: The Collection ► Prog/Art Rock

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This Day In Rock History: March 31st


1944 Guitarist Mick Ralphs of Mott the Hoople and Bad Company is born in Herefordshire, England.

1946 Al Nichol (guitarist for The Turtles) is born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

1948 Thijs Van Leer (vocalist, organist for Focus) is born in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

1955 Angus Young is born in Glasgow, Scotland. He later moves to Australia and forms AC/DC with his brother Malcolm.

1958 Pat McGlynn (rhythm guitarist for Bay City Rollers) is born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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This Day In Rock History: March 31st


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1970 ● Three Dog Night —— It Ain’t Easy ► Blue-Eyed Soul

1976 ● Led Zeppelin —— Presence ► Hard Rock

1980 ● Scorpions —— Animal Magnetism ► Heavy Metal/***** Rock

1992 ● Def Leppard —— Adrenalize ► Hard Rock


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1966 The Troggs use 45 minutes of spare studio time to record "Wild Thing" at Regent Sound Studio in London. The raw, simple little tune would climb to #2 in the UK and #1 in the US, selling over a million copies by the following June.

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1945 Rock drummer John Barbata (Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship) is born in Passaic, New Jersey.

1946 Bass guitarist Ronnie Lane (Small Faces and Faces) is born in Plaistow, London, England.

1954 Rock drummer Jeff Porcaro (of Toto) is born in South Windsor, Connecticut.

1992 Nigel Preston, drummer and founding member of The Cult, dies of a ****** overdose at age 28.

2004 Guitarist Paul Atkinson (of The Zombies) dies at age 58 from liver and kidney disease, while also suffering from cancer.

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