This Day In Rock History

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This Day In Rock History: May 10th


A few albums that was released....


1972 ● Jethro Tull —— Thick As A Brick ► Prog Rock

1984 ● Twisted Sister —— Stay Hungry ► Hair Metal

1988 ● Prince —— Lovesexy ► Pop-Rock

1990 ● Steelheart —— Steelheart ► Hair Metal

2005 ● Styx —— Big **** Theory ► Prog/Art Rock

2005 ● Triumph —— Livin’ For The Weekend: Anthology ► Arena Rock


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This Day In Rock History: May 11th


1941 Eric Burdon (lead singer of The Animals) is born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

1943 Les Chadwick (bassist for Gerry and the Pacemakers) is born in Liverpool, England.

1947 Butch Trucks (drummer for The Allman Brothers Band) is born Claude Hudson Trucks in Jacksonville, Florida.

2003 Noel Redding (bassist for the Jimi Hendrix Experience), age 57, is found dead in his Ireland home from a hemorrhage related to cirrhosis of the liver.

2014 Ed Gagliardi (bass guitarist for Foreigner) dies at age 62 after an eight-year battle with cancer.

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1970 The triple soundtrack album Woodstock was released in the US, going gold within two weeks. The album featured tracks by; Canned Heat, Richie Havens, Country Joe Mc******, Crosby Stills & Nash, The Who, Jefferson Airplane, Joe Cocker, Santana and others. The couple on the album cover are Bobbi Kelly and Nick Ercoline.


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This Day In Rock History: May 11th


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1967 ● Country Joe & The Fish —— Electric Music For The Mind And Body ► Psychedelic Rock

1973 ● Hawkwind —— The Space Ritual Alive In Liverpool And London ► Space Rock

1973 ● Wishbone Ash —— Wishbone Four ► Prog Rock

1989 ● Stevie Nicks —— The Other Side Of The Mirror ► Pop-Rock

1992 ● Iron Maiden —— Fear Of The Dark ► Heavy Metal

2004 ● Judas Priest —— Metalogy ► Heavy Metal


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This Day In Rock History: May 12th



1945 Ian McLagan (keyboardist for The Small Faces, The Faces) is born in Hounslow, Middlesex, England.

1948 Steve Winwood (of Traffic, Blind Faith and The Spencer Davis Group) is born in Handsworth, Birmingham, England.

1959 Ray Gillen (of Black Sabbath, Badlands) is born in New York City, but raised in Cliffside Park, New Jersey.

1961 Billy Duffy (guitarist for The Cult) is born in Hulme, Manchester, England.

1967 Procol Harum release "A Whiter Shade Of Pale."

1969 Martin Lamble, drummer for Fairport Convention, dies at age 19 when the band's van crashes on the way home from a gig in Birmingham, England. Bandmate Richard Thompson's girlfriend, Jeannie Franklyn, is also killed.

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This Day In Rock History: May 12th


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1967 ● Jimi Hendrix Experience —— Are You Experienced? [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock

1972 ● The Rolling Stones —— Exile On Main Street ► Rock n Roll

1992 ● The Black Crowes —— The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion ► Southern Rock

2008 ● Iron Maiden —— Somewhere Back In Time: The Best of: 1980-1989 ► Heavy Metal


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This Day In Rock History: May 13th



1941 Rock and roll pioneer Ritchie Valens is born Richard Steven Valenzuela in Pacoima, California.

1947 Pete "Overend" Watts (bass guitarist for Mott the Hoople) is born in Yardley, Birmingham, England.

1950 Stevie Wonder is born Stevland Morris in Saginaw, Michigan.

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1977 ● Roger Daltrey —— One Of The Boys ► Hard Rock

1980 ● Elton John —— 21 At 33 ► Pop-Rock

1985 ● Dire Straits —— Brothers In Arms ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock


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1976 33 year-old Keith Relf, former lead singer for The Yardbirds, was electrocuted while tuning a guitar which was not properly earthed. The accident happened in his West London home where he was found by his eight year old son, still holding the plugged-in electric guitar. The Yardbirds had the hits 'For Your Love', 'Heart Full of Soul', and 'Shapes of Things'.

2015 Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist B.B. King died in his sleep aged 89 from a series of small strokes caused by type 2 diabetes. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential blues guitarists of all time, Rolling Stone magazine placed him behind only Jimi Hendrix and Duane Allman in its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

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1943 Derek Leckenby (lead guitarist for Herman's Hermits) is born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

1943 Jack Bruce (bassist, singer for Cream, Manfred Mann, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers) is born in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

1945 Gene Cornish (guitarist for The Rascals) is born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

1962 Ian Astbury (lead vocalist for The Cult) is born in Heswall, Cheshire, England.

1962 C.C. DeVille (of Poison) is born Bruce Anthony Johannesson in Brooklyn, New York.

1966 Mike Inez, bass player for Alice In Chains, is born in San Fernando, California.

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