This Day In Rock History

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This Day In Rock History: April 24th


1990 The road crew for Roger Waters discovered an unexploded World War II bomb while constructing the set for The Wall concert in Potsdamer Platz, Germany.

1993 About 40,000 people attend Farm Aid 6 in Ames, Iowa, that features Willie Nelson, John Cougar Mellencamp and Neil Young.


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A few albums that was released....


2001 ● The Bee Gees —— This Is Where I Came In ► Pop-Rock

2007 ● Patti Smith —— Twelve ► Hard Rock

2007 ● Lou Reed —— Hudson River Wind Meditations ► Art Rock


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This Day In Rock History: April 25th


1945 Stu Cook (bass guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival) is born in Oakland, California.

1946 Ronnie Gilbert (bass guitarist for Blues Magoos) is born.

1950 Steve Ferrone (drummer for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, The Average White Band) is born in Brighton, England.

1955 David Sikes (bass player for Boston, Giuffria) is born near Cambridge, England, but will be raised in California.


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1988 Bon Jovi's manager Doc McGee was convicted on drug offences arising from the 1982 seizure of 40,000lb of marijuana smuggled into north Carolina from Colombia. McGee was sentenced to a five year suspended prison term and a $15,000 fine.

1990 The Fender Stratocaster that Jimi Hendrix played at the Woodstock festival was auctioned off for a record $295,000. His two-hour set at the 1969 festival became the longest of his career.


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A few albums that was released....


1969 ● The Moody Blues —— On The Threshold Of A Dream ► Psychedelic Rock

1975 ● The Doobie Brothers —— Stampede ► Pop-Rock

1980 ● Black Sabbath —— Heaven And Hell ► Hard Rock

2006 ● Rush —— Gold ► Prog/Art Rock


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