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This Day In Rock History: May 28th


A few albums that was released....


1971 ● Graham Nash —— Songs For Beginners ► Folk-Rock

1977 ● Peter Frampton —— I’m In You ► Arena Rock

1982 ● Glenn Frey —— No Fun Aloud ► Pop-Rock


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This Day In Rock History: May 29th


1945 Gary Brooker (lead singer of Procol Harum) is born in Hackney, East London, England.

1949 Status Quo frontman Francis Rossi is born in Forest Hill, London, England.

1989 John Cipollina (lead guitarist of Quicksilver Messenger Service) dies at age 45 from Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic disorder that can lead to several diseases including emphysema, liver disease, lung cancer and COPD.


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1999, Skeletal remains were found by photographers looking for old car wrecks to shoot at the bottom of Decker Canyon near Malibu, California. Based on forensic evidence the remains were Philip Kramer former bassist with rock group Iron Butterfly, who had disappeared on his way home from work on February 12, 1995. His death was ruled as a probable suicide.


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1969, Crosby, Stills & Nash released their self-titled debut on Atlantic Records label. It spawned two top 40 hits, “Marrakesh Express” and “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes.”

1977, Fleetwood Mac, Bob Seger, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Kenny Logins all appeared at the Tangerine Bowl, Orlando, Florida. Tickets cost $10 – $12.50.

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This Day In Music History: May 29th


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1976 ● Poco —— Rose of Cimarron ► Country-Rock

1984 ● Tina Turner —— Private Dancer ► Pop-Rock

1989 ● Trooper —— The Last Of The Gypsys ► Hard Rock


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1980 Carl Radle bass player with Derek and the Dominoes died of kidney failure aged 38. Also worked with Gary Lewis & the Playboys, George Harrison, Joe Cocker, Dave Mason & Delaney and Bonnie.

1987 David Bowie kicked off his 87-date Glass Spider world tour at the Feyenoord Stadium, Rotterdam, Holland. The tour's set, described at the time as "the largest touring set ever," was designed to look like a giant spider. It was 60 feet (18.3m) high, 64 feet (19.5m) wide and included giant vacuumed tube legs that were lit from the inside with 20,000' (6,096m) of color-changing lights. A single set took 43 trucks to move.

2009 Mick Jagger offered to buy an ice cream van but was turned down by its owner - who'd promised his daughter he would drive her to her wedding in it. Guiseppe Della Camera, had spent ten years restoring the rusting van to perfection after he spotted it on a farm - being used as a chicken shed. The restoration was such a success Sir Mick offered to buy the vehicle when he saw it at a show on Wandsworth Common. Camera said, 'Jagger told me he'd really fallen in love with my van and asked me if I would consider selling it. I was stunned when he offered me £100,000.

2019 Singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor Leon Redbone died age 69. Redbone rose to fame in the '70s folk scene when Bob Dylan sought him out at a Canadian music festival. He later performed in several TV commercials, including Budweiser beer, in which he lay on a surfboard singing "This Bud's for You.”

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1944 Lenny Davidson (guitarist for The Dave Clark Five) is born in Enfield, Middlesex, England.

1980 Rock bassist Carl Radle (of Derek and the Dominos) dies of a drug-and-alcohol-related kidney infection at age 37.


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1961 ● Jeff Howell / (Jeffrey Leonard Howell) → Journeyman bass guitarist for multiple hard rock bands over a decades-long career touring with Foghat, Savoy Brown, Outlaws and others, fronted his own rock groups and taught music in Upstate New York schools in his later years, battled chronic Lyme disease for two decades and succumbed to its effects on 3/5/2022, age 60.


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1972 ● The Velvet Underground —— Live At Max’s Kansas City ► Alt. Rock

1979 ● Peter Frampton —— Where I Should Be ► Arena Rock

1984 ● Jefferson Starship —— Nuclear Furniture ► Arena Rock

1995 ● Eddie Money —— Love And Money ► Album Rock


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1980 Lipps Inc went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Funkytown'. The disco hit was also a No.1 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Australia and The Netherlands. It reached No. 2 in the UK.


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