This Day In Rock History

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This Day In Rock History: October 8th


1990 Procol Harum's drummer Barrie Wilson died after several months in a coma following a car accident. He was 43. Wilson joined the group just after they recorded "A Whiter Shade Of Pale", which featured session drummer Bill Eyden.


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A few albums that was released....


1971 ● Hawkwind —— In Search Of Space ► Space Rock

1974 ● The Moody Blues —— This Is The Moody Blues [UK] ► Psychedelic Rock

1991 ● Eric Clapton —— 24 Nights ► Blues-Roc

1991 ● John Mellencamp —— Whenever We Wanted ► Roots Roc

2002 ● Slaughter —— Then and Now: Slaughter ► Hair Metal

2002 ● Bon Jovi —— Bounce ► Arena Rock

2002 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— The Last DJ ► Album Rock


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This Day In Rock History: October 9th

1940 John Winston Lennon is born in Liverpool, England. The "Winston" comes from British Prime Minister Winston Churchill - John would later add "Ono" to his middle name in honor of Yoko.

1944 John Entwistle (bass player for The Who) is born John Alec Entwistle in London, England.

1948 Jackson Browne is born Clyde Jackson Browne in Heidelberg, Germany, where his American serviceman father is stationed.

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A few albums that was released....



1972 ● Cream —— Heavy Cream ► Blues-Rock

1973 ● Three Dog Night —— Cyan ► Blue-Eyed Soul

1978 ● Judas Priest —— Killing Machine ► Heavy Metal

1978 ● Judas Priest —— Hell Bent For Leather ► Heavy Metal

1984 ● Armored Saint —— March Of The Saint ► Heavy Metal

1990 ● Styx —— Edge Of The Century ► Prog/Art Rock


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This Day In Rock History: October 10th


1945 Jerry LaCroix (vocalist/saxophonist for Blood, Sweat & Tears, Edgar Winter's White Trash) is born in Alexandria, Louisiana.

1945 Alan Cartwright (bass player for Procol Harum) is born in London, England.

1954 David Lee Roth (guitarist, vocalist for Van Halen) is born in Bloomington, Indiana.

1964 The Shangri-Las release "Leader Of The Pack."

1975 The only Deep Purple studio album to feature guitarist Tommy Bolin, Come Taste the Band, is released. The album also features a pre-Whitesnake David Coverdale on vocals.


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A few albums that was released....


1980 ● Thin Lizzy —— Chinatown ► Hard Rock

1988 ● U2 —— Rattle And Hum ► Alt. Pop-Rock

1989 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— Truth In A Structured Form ► Hard Rock

1995 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Time ► Pop-Rock


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