Re: This Day In Rock History
This Day In Rock History: Oct 13th
1944, Born on this day, American keyboardist, singer and songwriter Robert Lamm, with Chicago, who had the 1976 UK & US No.1 single 'If You Leave Me Now'. The band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois as The Chicago Transit Authority before shortening the name in 1970. Lamm wrote many of the band's biggest hits, including 'Questions 67 & 68', 'Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?', '25 or 6 to 4', and 'Harry Truman'. Chicago have had five consecutive No.1 albums on the Billboard chart and 20 top-ten singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
1947, Born on this day, American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter Sammy Hagar who came to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band Montrose. He replaced David Lee Roth of Van Halen in 1985 and left the band in 1996. He founded the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand and restaurant chain, as well as Sammy's Beach Bar Rum.