This Day In Rock History

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This Day In Music History: September 19th


A few albums that was released....


1980 ● White Spirit —— White Spirit ► Hard Rock/Heavy Metal

1981 ● Triumph —— Allied Forces ► Arena Rock

1986 ● Megadeth —— Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying? ► Heavy Metal

1988 ● Anthrax —— State Of Euphoria ► Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal

1988 ● Bon Jovi —— New Jersey ► Hard Rock

1995 ● Pink Floyd —— London ’66-’67 [EP] ► Prog Rock

2005 ● Jethro Tull —— Auqualung Live [UK] ► Folk-Rock


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This Day In Rock History: September 20th


1976 AC/DC released their third studio album 'Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap'. The album has been certified 6x Platinum in the United States, which means that it has sold at least 6 million copies, becoming the third highest sold album by AC/DC in the US after 'Highway To H-e-l-l' and 'Back In Black'.

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1948 The fraternal twin brothers Chuck and John Panozzo are born in Chicago. Along with James Young, Dennis DeYoung and John Curulewski, they form the band Styx, where they are the rhythm section, Chuck on bass and John on drums.

1967 Identical twins Matthew and Gunnar Nelson (of Nelson) are born to teen idol Ricky Nelson and actress Kristin Harmon in Santa Monica, California.

1973 Jim Croce is killed in a plane crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana, at age 30.

2010 Leonard Skinner, the namesake of the band Lynyrd Skynyrd, dies of Alzheimer's disease at age 77. As a gym teacher at Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville, Florida, he sent Ronnie Van Zant to the principal's office because his hair was too long.


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This Day In Music History: September 20th


A few albums that was released....


1980 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Blizzard of Ozz ► Hard Rock

1982 ● Dire Straits —— Love Over Gold ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock

1982 ● Poco —— Ghost Town ► Country-Rock

1994 ● Robert Palmer —— Honey ► Blue-Eyed Soul

1999 ● Yes —— The Ladder ► Prog Rock

2005 ● Motörhead —— BBC Live & In Session ► Heavy Metal

2005 ● Bon Jovi —— Have A Nice Day ► Arena Rock


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This Day In Rock History: September 21st


1968 The Grass Roots' "Midnight Confessions" enters the Billboard Pop chart where it will peak at #5, becoming their most successful record.

1968 Janis Joplin announced that she would be leaving Big Brother And The Holding Company at the end of the year. The band's musicianship had long been suspect by Rock critics. Joplin would later be backed by The Kozmic Blues Band.

1968 Jimi Hendrix's "All Along the Watchtower" is released in the US where will become his only Top 40 hit single, topping out at number 20.

1974 Canada's Bachman-Turner Overdrive release "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet", which will become their third US Top 30 entry and their only number one.

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This Day In Rock History: September 21st


1932 Don Preston (of Mothers of Invention) is born in Flint, Michigan.

1947 Don Felder (Eagles lead guitarist) is born in Gainesville, Florida.

1972 Liam Gallagher is born William John Paul Gallagher in Burnage, Manchester, England. He forms Oasis with his older brother, Noel.

1972 David Silveria (Korn drummer) is born in San Leandro, California.

1987 Jaco Pastorius of Weather Report, age 35, dies of a massive brain hemorrhage ten days after a violent altercation with a club bouncer left him a coma.

1989 Rush move away from their keyboard-heavy sound with Presto, their 13th studio album and first under the Atlantic Records label. The album's four singles (including "Show Don't Tell," "Presto," "The Pass," and "Superconductor") all crack the Top 40.



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This Day In Music History: September 21st


A few albums that was released....


1973 ● Thin Lizzy —— Vagabonds Of The Western World ► Hard Rock

1979 ● Foghat —— Boogie Motel ► Hard Rock

1979 ● Cheap Trick —— Dream Police ► Hard Rock/Power Pop

1993 ● Nirvana —— In Utero ► Grunge

1993 ● Scorpions —— Face The Heat ► Heavy Metal/ Rock

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This Day In Rock History: September 22nd

1985 80,000 fans watched the first Farm Aid concert, featuring Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Roy Orbison, Loretta Lynn, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson and other performers who help raise $7 million. The annual event takes place every Fall to help the American family farmer.

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1951 David Coverdale is born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar and Cleveland, England. After fronting Deep Purple from 1973-1976, he forms his own band, Whitesnake, in 1978.

1958 Joan Jett is born Joan Marie Larkin near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, raised in Rockville, Maryland. After joining the music scene as the guitarist for the all-girl punk band The Runaways, she goes on to form Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Their debut album is turned down by the first 23 record labels it is offered to, despite containing the future #2 hit "I Love Rock And Roll."


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This Day In Music History: September 22nd


A few albums that was released....


1969 ● The Band —— The Band ► Folk-Rock

1978 ● Camel —— Breathless ► Prog Rock

1981 ● King Crimson —— Discipline ► Prog Rock

1986 ● Alice Cooper —— Constrictor ► Hard Rock

1997 ● Elton John —— The Big Picture ► Pop-Rock

1998 ● Kiss —— Psycho Circus ► Hard Rock

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