Re: This Day In Rock History
This Day In Rock History: Oct 15th
1946 Richard Carpenter (of The Carpenters) is born in New Haven, Connecticut, but would later relocate to Downey, California.
1973 Neil Young releases the live album Time Fades Away.
1987 Joe Satriani's second full-length solo album, Surfing with the Alien, is released. The popular all-instrumental album kicks open the door for similarly styled "guitar shred" albums.
1991 The first day of the Guitar Legends festival is held at Seville, Spain. The 5-day festival would include performances by Roger Waters, Joe Satriani and B.B. King.
2014 At the St. Louis club Blueberry Hill, Chuck Berry performs for the last time. The rocker, who dies in 2017, played monthly gigs at the venue starting in 1996.