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This Day In Rock History: September 27th


1944 Randy Bachman (of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive) is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

1947 Meat Loaf is born Marvin Lee Aday in Dallas, Texas.


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1986 Metallica bass player Cliff Burton was crushed to death after the bands tour bus crashed between Stockholm and Copenhagen. During a European tour members from the band drew cards for the most comfortable bunk on the tour bus, Burton had won the game with an Ace of Spades and was asleep when the tour bus ran over a patch of black ice and skidded off of the road. He was thrown through the window of the bus, which fell on top of him.

2018 American singer, songwriter Marty Balin died at the age of 76. He was best known as the founder and one of the lead singers of Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship who had the 1967 US No.18 single 'White Rabbit'. Balin played with Jefferson Airplane at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 and at the Woodstock Festival in 1969.


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A few albums that was released....


1968 ● Status Quo —— Picturesque Matchstickable Messages From The Status Quo ► British Rock

1972 ● Cat Stevens —— Catch Bull At Four ► Folk-Pop

1975 ● Harry Chapin —— Portrait Gallery ► Folk-Pop

1994 ● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— In The Hot Seat ► Progressive Rock

1994 ● The Moody Blues —— Time Traveler ► Prog Rock

1999 ● Gary Moore —— A Different Beat ► Roots Rock (Irish)

2005 ● Big Star —— In Space ► Pop-Rock

2010 ● Eric Clapton —— Clapton ► Blues-Rock


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This Day In Rock History: September 28th


1954 George Lynch (guitarist for Dokken) is born in Spokane, Washington, but will be raised in Auburn, California.

1991 Jazz legend Miles Davis dies of pneumonia, respiratory failure and s-t-r-o-k-e at age 65.



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A few albums that was released....


1973 ● Slade —— Sladest ► Glam Rock

1973 ● Status Quo —— Hello! ► British Rock

1978 ● Black Sabbath —— Never Say Die! ► Hard Rock

1983 ● Alice Cooper —— DaDa ► Art Rock

1999 ● ZZ Top —— X-X-X ► Blues-Rock

2009 ● Slade —— Live At The BBC ► Hard Rock


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This Day In Rock History: September 29th



1948 Mark Farner (lead singer/guitarist for Grand Funk) is born in Flint, Michigan.

1948 Guitarist Mike Pinera (of Iron Butterfly) is born in Tampa, Florida.

1968 Bassist Brad Smith (of Blind Melon) is born in West Point, Mississippi.


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A few albums that was released....


1976 ● Rush —— All The World’s A Stage ► Arena Rock

1986 ● Iron Maiden —— Somewhere In Time ► Heavy Metal

1986 ● Chicago —— Chicago 18 ► Jazz-Rock

1992 ● Alice In Chains —— Dirt ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal

1997 ● The Rolling Stones —— Bridges To Babylon ► Blues-Rock

1998 ● Judas Priest —— 98 Live Meltdown ► Heavy Metal

2009 ● Alice In Chains —— Black Gives Way To Blue ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal

2009 ● Lynyrd Skynyrd —— God & Guns ► Southern Rock


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This Day In Rock History: September 30th

2016 A schoolboy from Philadelphia who skipped class to meet his musical hero handed his teacher an absence note with a difference. The typewritten note was signed by Bruce Springsteen. Fifth-grader Michael Fenerty met the star at a "meet-and-greet" in the Free Library of Philadelphia when Springsteen was in town signing copies of his new autobiography, Born to Run.


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1940 Dewey Martin (drummer for Buffalo Springfield) is born Walter Milton Dwayne Midkiff in Chesterville, Ontario, Canada.

1947 Marc Bolan (frontman for T. Rex) is born Mark Feld in Stoke Newington, London, England.

1971 Isaac Hayes releases "Theme From Shaft."

1982 Bruce Springsteen releases Nebraska, an album made up of tunes Bruce recorded on a 4-track tape machine in his home studio.


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