This Day In Rock History

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1944 Country rocker Clarence White (guitarist for The Byrds) is born Clarence Joseph LeBlanc in Lewiston, Maine.

1958 Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson) is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He's named after his father's jazz combo, the Prince Rogers Trio.


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A few albums that was released...


1972 ● Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles —— Live! ► Jazz Fusion

1982 ● Chicago —— Chicago 16 ► Jazz-Rock

1994 ● Boston —— Walk On ► Arena Rock



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1942 Chuck Negron (of Three Dog Night) is born in Manhattan, New York.

1944 Boz Scaggs is born William Royce Scaggs in Canton, Ohio.

1953 Jeff "Worzel" Rich (drummer for Status Quo, The Climax Blues Band) is born in Hackney, London, England.

1979 Guitarist Derek Trucks is born in Jacksonville, Florida. After forming The Derek Trucks Band, he serves in The Allman Brothers Band from 1999-2014 alongside his uncle, drummer Butch Trucks.



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1964 Liberty Records release "Little Old Lady From Pasadena" by Jan & Dean. The initial instrumental tracks had been recorded at United Western Recorders on March 21st by members of The Wrecking Crew, which included Hal Blaine and Earl Palmer (drums), Jimmy Bond (upright bass), Ray Pohlman (electric bass), Bill Pitman, Billy Strange and Tommy Tedesco (guitars) and Leon Russell (keyboards). The song would peak at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 during the first week of August.

2016 Brian Rading, a founding member of Canada's Five Man Electrical Band, died after a long battle with throat cancer at the age of 69. He played bass on the band's 1971, Billboard #3 hit, "Signs".

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1977 ● Trooper —— Knock ‘Em Dead Kid ► Hard Rock

1984 ● Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Hyaena ► Glam Rock

1999 ● Def Leppard —— Euphoria ► Hard Rock

1999 ● Joan Jett & The Blackhearts —— Fetish ► Hard Rock

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1915, Born on this day, guitarist Les Paul, inventor of the Gibson Les Paul guitar who also had a 1953 UK No.7 single with ‘Vaya Con Dios’ and the US No.7 single ‘Hummingbird’ with Mary Ford featuring his multi-layered recording techniques. He also pioneered ‘close miking’ and echo delay recording. He broke his right arm in a car accident and had it set at an angle so he could still play guitar. Paul died in hospital in White Plains, New York at the age of 94 suffering from severe pneumonia on 13th Aug 2009.

1941, Born on this day, Jon Lord, keyboardist with English rock band Deep Purple, who had the 1970 UK No.2 single 'Black Night', and the 1973 US No. 4 single 'Smoke On The Water'. He also played with Whitesnake, Paice Ashton Lord, The Artwoods, and The Flower Pot Men. Lord died of cancer on 16th July 2012.

1978, The Rolling Stones released Some Girls, their first studio album recorded with Ronnie Wood as a full member. The album cover was designed by Peter Corriston and featured The Rolling Stones in garish drag alongside select female celebrities and lingerie ads. The cover immediately ran into trouble when Lucille Ball, Farrah Fawcett, Liza Minnelli (representing her mother Judy Garland), Raquel Welch, and the estate of Marilyn Monroe threatened legal action.


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1941 Jon Lord, keyboard player for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, is born in Leicester, England.

1947 Mick Box (lead guitarist for Uriah Heep) is born in Walthamstow, East London, England.

1949 George Bunnell (bass and rhythm guitarist for The Strawberry Alarm Clock) is born.

1950 Trevor Bolder (bass guitarist for Uriah Heep, Wishbone Ash) is born in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.



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1978 The Rolling Stones released the album "Some Girls."


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Some albums released....


1972 ● King Crimson —— Earthbound ► Prog Rock

1978 ● The Moody Blues —— Octave ► Prog Rock

1998 ● David Lee Roth —— DLR Band ► Hard Rock

2008 ● Whitesnake —— 30th Anniversary Collection ► Arena Rock

2009 ● Black Sabbath —— Greatest Hits ► Hard Rock


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2004 Ray Charles passed away at the age of 73. During his 45 year career, Ray appeared on the US Pop charts 77 times, with 33 of those songs making the Top 40. He became the first artist to have an album on Billboard's Hot 200 for six decades in a row.

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