This Day In Rock History

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This Day In Rock History: November 2nd


1967 Cream released their second studio album Disraeli Gears which became the group's American breakthrough, becoming a massive seller in 1968, and reaching No.4 on the American charts. The album features the two singles 'Strange Brew' and 'Sunshine of Your Love'.

2018 American guitarist Glenn Schwartz the original guitar player of the James Gang died at the age of 78. He later joined the Los Angeles based blues band Pacific Gas & Electric and in 1970, scored a national top 20 hit with the song ‘Are You Ready?’


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This Day In Rock History: November 3rd


1945 Original Deep Purple bass player Nick Simper is born in Middlesex, England.

1948 Lulu is born Marie Mc*D*o*n*a*l*d McLaughlin Lawrie in Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The singer will find international fame with the title songs to the James Bond films To Sir With Love and The Man With the Golden Gun.


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This Day In Rock History: November 3rd

1992 Bon Jovi released their fifth studio album, Keep The Faith, which spent a total of 49 weeks on the US chart. The album produced three Top 40 hits: 'Keep The Faith', 'Bed of Roses' and 'In These Arms'.


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This Day In Music History: November 3rd


A few albums that was released....


1977 ● Triumph —— Rock & Roll Machine ► Arena Rock

1980 ● Whitesnake —— Live…In The Heart Of The City ► Arena Rock

1997 ● Queen —— Queen Rocks ► Glam Rock

1998 ● Eddie Money —— Greatest Hits Live: The Encore Collection ► Album Rock


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This Day In Rock History: November 4th


1965 Jeff Scott Soto (of Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen band) is born in Brooklyn, New York.


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This Day In Rock History: November 4th


1967 Pink Floyd made their US live debut when they appeared at the Winterland Auditorium, San Francisco, California. Floyd shared the bill with local group Big Brother & The Holding Company, featuring singer Janis Joplin and singer / songwriter Richie Havens.


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This Day In Music History: November 4th


A few albums that was released....


1969 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— The Allman Brothers Band ► Southern Rock

1981 ● Black Sabbath —— Mob Rules ► Hard Rock

1984 ● Hawkwind —— This Is Hawkwind, Do Not Panic ► Space Rock

1985 ● Hawkwind —— Anthology, Vol. 1 ► Space Rock

1997 ● Asia —— Live In Philadelphia ► Prog Rock


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This Day In Music History: November 5th


1946 Gram Parsons (of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers) is born Ingram Cecil Connor III in his mom's hometown of Winter Haven, Florida, but will reside in Waycross, Georgia.

1947 Peter Noone is born in Davyhulme, Manchester, England. He becomes lead singer of Herman's Hermits.

1948 Peter Hammill (lead vocalist for Van Der Graaf Generator) is born in Ealing, London, England.

1948 Don McDougall (guitarist for The Guess Who) is born in Canada.

1970 Led Zeppelin releases "Immigrant Song."

1996 Johnny Cash releases Unchained, his second album produced by Rick Rubin. He's backed by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and covers their song "Southern Accents."


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2003 Bobby Hatfield of The Righteous Brothers was found dead in hotel room in Michigan 30 minutes before he was due on stage, aged 63. The autopsy report from the Kalamazoo County Medical Examiner gave the opinion that Hatfield suffered a sudden, unexpected death due to acute c*o*c*a*i*n*e toxicity. The Righteous Brothers had the 1965 UK & US No.1 single 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', and the 1990 UK No.1 single 'Unchained Melody' first released in 1965.

2014 The funeral for Jack Bruce was held in London, attended by Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and noted musicians Phil Manzanera, Gary Brooker, Vernon Reid and Nitin Sawhney among others. Dozens assembled at the Golders Green Crematorium paying a last tribute singing "Morning Has Broken", "Strawberry Fields Forever" and "Theme for an Imaginary Western". The Scottish-born bass player and singer had died last month as a result of liver disease.


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