This Day In Rock History

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This Day In Music History: September 20th


A few albums that was released....


1980 ● Ozzy Osbourne —— Blizzard of Ozz ► Hard Rock

1982 ● Dire Straits —— Love Over Gold ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock

1982 ● Poco —— Ghost Town ► Country-Rock

1994 ● Robert Palmer —— Honey ► Blue-Eyed Soul

1999 ● Yes —— The Ladder ► Prog Rock

2005 ● Motörhead —— BBC Live & In Session ► Heavy Metal

2005 ● Bon Jovi —— Have A Nice Day ► Arena Rock


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This Day In Rock History: September 21st


1932 Don Preston (of Mothers of Invention) is born in Flint, Michigan.

1947 Don Felder (Eagles lead guitarist) is born in Gainesville, Florida.

1972 Liam Gallagher is born William John Paul Gallagher in Burnage, Manchester, England. He forms Oasis with his older brother, Noel.

1972 David Silveria (Korn drummer) is born in San Leandro, California.

1987 Jaco Pastorius of Weather Report, age 35, dies of a massive brain hemorrhage ten days after a violent altercation with a club bouncer left him a coma.

1989 Rush move away from their keyboard-heavy sound with Presto, their 13th studio album and first under the Atlantic Records label. The album's four singles (including "Show Don't Tell," "Presto," "The Pass," and "Superconductor") all crack the Top 40.



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This Day In Rock History: September 21st


1991 Status Quo put themselves in the Guinness Book Of Records by appearing four venues in one day, Sheffield, Glasgow, Birmingham and London, performing all four in a 12-hour period.


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This Day In Rock History: September 21st


1968 The Grass Roots' "Midnight Confessions" enters the Billboard Pop chart where it will peak at #5, becoming their most successful record.

1968 Janis Joplin announced that she would be leaving Big Brother And The Holding Company at the end of the year. The band's musicianship had long been suspect by Rock critics. Joplin would later be backed by The Kozmic Blues Band.

1968 Jimi Hendrix's "All Along the Watchtower" is released in the US where will become his only Top 40 hit single, topping out at number 20.

1974 Canada's Bachman-Turner Overdrive release "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet", which will become their third US Top 30 entry and their only number one.


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This Day In Music History: September 21st


A few albums that was released....


1973 ● Thin Lizzy —— Vagabonds Of The Western World ► Hard Rock

1979 ● Foghat —— Boogie Motel ► Hard Rock

1979 ● Cheap Trick —— Dream Police ► Hard Rock/Power Pop

1993 ● Nirvana —— In Utero ► Grunge

1993 ● Scorpions —— Face The Heat ► Heavy Metal/ Rock

1993 ● Led Zeppelin —— Boxed Set 2 ► Hard Rock

1993 ● Led Zeppelin —— Led Zeppelin Boxed Set 2 ► Hard Rock


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This Day In Rock History: September 22nd


1985 80,000 fans watched the first Farm Aid concert, featuring Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Roy Orbison, Loretta Lynn, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson and other performers who help raise $7 million. The annual event takes place every Fall to help the American family farmer.


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This Day In Rock History: September 22nd


1951 David Coverdale is born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar and Cleveland, England. After fronting Deep Purple from 1973-1976, he forms his own band, Whitesnake, in 1978.

1958 Joan Jett is born Joan Marie Larkin near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, raised in Rockville, Maryland. After joining the music scene as the guitarist for the all-girl punk band The Runaways, she goes on to form Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. Their debut album is turned down by the first 23 record labels it is offered to, despite containing the future #2 hit "I Love Rock And Roll."


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This Day In Music History: September 22nd


A few albums that was released....


1969 ● The Band —— The Band ► Folk-Rock

1978 ● Camel —— Breathless ► Prog Rock

1981 ● King Crimson —— Discipline ► Prog Rock

1986 ● Alice Cooper —— Constrictor ► Hard Rock

1997 ● Elton John —— The Big Picture ► Pop-Rock

1998 ● Kiss —— Psycho Circus ► Hard Rock


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This Day In Rock History: September 23rd



1930 Ray Charles is born Ray Charles Robinson in Albany, Georgia.

1943 Steve Boone (bassist for The Lovin' Spoonful) is born at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

1945 Ron Bushy (Iron Butterfly drummer) is born in Washington, D.C.

1947 Neal Smith (Alice Cooper drummer, co-writer of "I'm Eighteen") is born in Akron, Ohio.

1947 Jerry Corbetta (lead vocalist of Sugarloaf) is born in Denver, Colorado.

1949 Bruce Springsteen is born in Long Branch, New Jersey.

1997 The Rolling Stones release Bridges To Babylon.


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This Day In Rock History: September 23rd



1967 The Box Tops started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'The Letter', a No.5 hit in the UK. The record went on to sell over four million copies and receive two Grammy nominations. It was also a Top Ten hit for Joe Cocker in 1970.


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