This Day In Rock History

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This Day In Rock History: October 26th


1968 The two day San Francisco Pop Festival was held at Alameda County Fairgrounds. The Animals, Procol Harum, Iron Butterfly, Jose Feliciano, Deep Purple, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Canned Heat all appeared.

2019 American musician Paul Barrere died age 71. He was a member of Little Feat, which he joined in 1972. Barrere later played with Phil Lesh and Friends and also toured with Bob Dylan.


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1981 ● J. Geils Band —— Freeze-Frame ► Blues-Rock

1987 ● Meat Loaf —— Live At Wembley ► Arena Rock

1993 ● The Velvet Underground —— Live MCMXCIII ► Alt. Rock

1999 ● Genesis —— Turn It On Again: The Hits ► Prog Rock

1999 ● Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young —— Looking Forward ► Folk-Rock

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This Day In Rock History: October 27th


1945 Mark Ryan (bass guitarist for Quicksilver Messenger Service) is born.

1949 Byron Allred (keyboardist for The Steve Miller Band) is born in Logan, Utah.

1951 Kenneth "K.K." Downing (guitarist for Judas Priest) is born in West Bromwich, England.

1964 The Supremes release "Come See About Me."

1999. It's a breakthrough, selling well over 5 million copies worldwide, thanks to "Little Red Corvette" and the title track.

2013 Lou Reed (frontman for The Velvet Underground) dies of liver disease in Southampton, New York, at age 71.


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1967 ● Ten Years After —— Ten Years After ► Blues-Rock

1969 ● Johnny Winter —— Second Winter ► Blues-Rock

1975 ● Angel —— Angel ► Heavy Metal

1978 ● Slade —— Slade Alive, Vol. 2 ► Hard Rock

1979 ● Motörhead —— Bomber ► Heavy Metal

1980 ● Hawkwind —— Levitation ► Space Rock

1992 ● AC/DC —— Live ► Hard Rock

1992 ● Jefferson Airplane —— Jefferson Airplane Loves You ► Psychedelic Rock


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This Day In Rock History: October 28th

1936 Charlie Daniels is born Charles Edward Daniels in Wilmington, North Carolina.

1948 Rickie Lee Reynolds (guitarist for Black Oak Arkansas) is born in Manilan, Arkansas.

1984 Wells Kelly (drummer, keyboardist for Orleans), age 34, dies of asphyxiation after a night of hard partying while on tour with Meat Loaf in London, England.


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1977 Steve Perry makes his first concert appearance with Journey at the Old Waldorf in San Francisco. He would lead them to 17 Billboard Top 40 entries over the next ten years.


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1978 ● Rush —— Hemispheres ► Prog/Art Rock

1991 ● Genesis —— We Can’t Dance ► Prog Rock

1997 ● Asia —— Live in Koln ► Prog Rock

1997 ● Judas Priest —— Jugulator ► Heavy Metal

1997 ● Eddie Money —— Shakin’ With The Money Man ► Album Rock


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1944 Denny Laine is born Brian Hines on a boat off the Jersey coast. He becomes a founding member of both The Moody Blues and Wings.

1944 Rob Van Leeuwen (guitarist for Shocking Blue) is born in The Hague, Netherlands

1946 Rock guitarist Peter Green (of Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers) is born in Bethnal Green, London, England.

1955 Kevin DuBrow (lead singer of Quiet Riot) is born in Los Angeles, California.

1978 Rush's Hemispheres hits stores. The album is ambitious even by Rush standards, and the work put into recording it nearly gives the band members nervous breakdowns.


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1971 Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on a Macon, Georgia street while trying to swerve to avoid a tractor-trailer and was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle bounced into the air, landed on Allman and skidded another 90 feet with Allman pinned underneath. He was three weeks shy of his 25th birthday.

2018 Singer, songwriter and musician James Edwin Farrar died due to heart failure, at the age of 67. He was the original lead singer of the Raw Energy band and the second lead singer of the American Southern Rock band Molly Hatchet from 1980 to 1982, and in more recent years, Gator Country.


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1976 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Best Of The Doobie Brothers ► Pop-Rock

1981 ● Rush —— Exit…Stage Left ► Arena Rock

1982 ● Pat Benatar —— Get Nervous ► Hard Rock

1996 ● Huey Lewis & The News —— Time Flies…The Best Of ► Pop-Rock

1996 ● The Who —— Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival 1970 ► British Rock

2002 ● Nirvana —— Nirvana ► Alt. Pop-Rock


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