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Old 11-03-2018, 10:30 AM   #469
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1946 Rick Grec, bass player for Blind Faith and Traffic, is born in Bordeaux, France.

1950 Dan Peek (of America) is born in Panama City, Florida.

1960 Elvis Presley releases "Are You Lonesome Tonight."

1962 Anthony Kiedis (lead singer of Red Hot Chili Peppers) is born in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

1963 Rick Allen (drummer for Def Leppard) is born in Dronfield, Derbyshire, England.

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1968 ● Canned Heat —— Living The Blues ► Folk-Rock

1970 ● Grateful Dead —— American Beauty ► Folk-Rock

1972 ● Slade —— Slayed? ► Hard Rock

1974 ● Scorpions —— Fly To The Rainbow ► Heavy Metal/ Rock

1974 ● Poco —— Cantamos ► Country-Rock

1975 ● The Band —— Northern Lights-Southern Cross ► Folk-Rock

1979 ● Aerosmith —— Night In The Ruts ► Hard Rock

1979 ● Jefferson Starship —— Freedom At Point Zero ► Arena Rock

1988 ● Ratt —— Reach For The Sky ► Heavy Metal/Glam Metal

1991 ● Grateful Dead —— Infrared Roses ► Psychedelic Rock

1994 ● Nirvana —— MTV Unplugged In New York ► Grunge

1994 ● The Black Crowes —— Amorica ► Southern Rock

1994 ● Aerosmith —— Big Ones ► Hard Rock

1994 ● Tom Petty —— Wildflowers ► Album Rock

2005 ● Santana —— All That I Am ► Jazz-Rock Fusion

2011 ● Journey —— Greatest Hits 2 ► AOR Rock


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1944 Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake & Palmer is born in Todmorden, Yorkshire, England, where his family has been evacuated during World War II. He grows up in Worthing, Sussex, learning classical piano but later expanding into rock and jazz.

1963 Bobby Dall (bassist for Poison) is born Robert Harry Kuykendall in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

1969 Reginald Arvizu (bassist for KoRn) is born in Los Angeles, California.

1989 Bad Religion release their fourth full-length studio album, No Control.

1998 The Rolling Stones release No Security.


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1967, Cream released their second studio album Disraeli Gears which became the group's American breakthrough, becoming a massive seller in 1968, and reaching No.4 on the American charts. The album features the two singles 'Strange Brew' and 'Sunshine of Your Love'.

1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival released Willy and the Poor Boys, the third studio album that the band released in this year. The album features the songs 'Down on the Corner', from which the album got its name, and 'Fortunate Son', which is a well known protest song and their version of the Lead Belly song 'Cotton Fields'.

1999, Foo Fighters released their third studio album 'There Is Nothing Left to Lose', the album marks the first appearance of drummer Taylor Hawkins. Early pressings of the disc included a temporary tattoo, similar to the one featured on the album cover.

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1973 ● Ringo Starr —— Ringo ► Pop-Rock

1978 ● The Police —— Outlandos d’Amour ► New Wave Pop-Rock

1980 ● Rory Gallagher —— Stage Struck ► Blues-Rock

1981 ● Neil Young & Crazy Horse —— Re-ac-tor ► Folk-Rock

1982 ● Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers —— Long After Dark ► Album Rock

1987 ● George Harrison —— Cloud Nine ► Pop-Rock

1987 ● Paul McCartney —— All The Best! ► Pop-Rock

1993 ● The Band —— Jericho ► Folk-Rock

1993 ● Frank Zappa —— The Yellow Shark ► 20th Century Classical

1998 ● Oasis —— The Masterplan ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop

1998 ● Aretha Franklin —— Greatest Hits ► Soul

2004 ● Jethro Tull —— Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970 ► Folk-Rock

2010 ● Weezer —— Death To False Metal ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop


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1945 Original Deep Purple bass player Nick Simper is born in Middlesex, England.

1948 Lulu is born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie in Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The singer will find international fame with the title songs to the James Bond films To Sir With Love and The Man With the Golden Gun.

1954 Adam Ant is born Stuart Goddard in Marylebone, London, England.

1972 Carly Simon and James Taylor get married, creating a musical power couple not seen until Jay-Z and Beyoncé tie the knot. The marriage lasts 11 years.


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1991, A free concert was held in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco to honor the memory of promoter Bill Graham, who was killed in a helicopter crash the week before. Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Grateful Dead, Journey and Joan Baez were the featured acts.


1992, Bon Jovi released their fifth studio album, Keep The Faith, which spent a total of 49 weeks on the US chart. The album produced three Top 40 hits: 'Keep The Faith', 'Bed of Roses' and 'In These Arms'.



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1966 ● The Easybeats —— Volume 3 ► Rock ‘N’ Roll

1973 ● Hall & Oates —— Abandoned Luncheonette ► Pop-Rock

1975 ● America —— History: America’s Greatest Hits ► Folk-Rock

1977 ● Triumph —— Rock & Roll Machine ► Arena Rock

1979 ● Sly & The Family Stone —— Back On The Right Track ► Soul-Funk

1980 ● Whitesnake —— Live…In The Heart Of The City ► Arena Rock

1980 ● Neil Young —— Hawks & Doves ► Folk-Rock

1992 ● Rage Against The Machine —— Rage Against The Machine ► Rap-Metal

1992 ● Elton John —— Greatest Hits 1976–1986 ► Pop-Rock

1997 ● Queen —— Queen Rocks ► Glam Rock

1998 ● Beck —— Mutations ► AA Pop-Rock

1998 ● Duran Duran —— Greatest ► New Wave Synth-Pop

2000 ● Vintersorg —— Cosmic Genesis ► Heavy Metal/Progressive Metal

2009 ● Foo Fighters —— Greatest Hits ► Grunge Rock

2009 ● Weezer —— Raditude ► Alt. Rock/Power Pop

2009 ● Nirvana —— Live In Reading ► Grunge

2009 ● REO Speedwagon —— Not So Silent Night…Christmas With REO Speedwagon ► Arena Rock


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1967, Pink Floyd made their US live debut when they appeared at the Winterland Auditorium, San Francisco, California. Floyd shared the bill with local group Big Brother & The Holding Company, featuring singer Janis Joplin and singer / songwriter Richie Havens.

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1972: The Moody Blues peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Nights in White Satin” which was their highest charting single in the U.S.

1989: Aerosmith peaked at number five on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Pump which was their second top ten album in the U.S. & went on to sell seven million copies in the U.S.


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1965 Jeff Scott Soto (of Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen band) is born in Brooklyn, New York.

1978 Boston plays in the city of Boston for the first time, a sold-out show at the Boston Garden.

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1969 ● The Allman Brothers Band —— The Allman Brothers Band ► Southern Rock

1969 ● David Bowie —— Man Of Words/Man Of Music ► Glam Rock

1970 ● David Bowie —— The Man Who Sold The World ► Glam Rock

1977 ● The Ramones —— Rocket To Russia ► Punk-Rock

1981 ● Black Sabbath —— Mob Rules ► Hard Rock

1984 ● Hawkwind —— This Is Hawkwind, Do Not Panic ► Space Rock

1985 ● Hawkwind —— Anthology, Vol. 1 ► Space Rock

1986 ● The Pretenders —— Get Close ► Post-Punk

1997 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Kettle Whistle ► Alt. Rock

2002 ● Iron Maiden —— BBC Archives ► Heavy Metal

2002 ● Iron Maiden —— Beast Over Hammersmith ► Heavy Metal

2002 ● Iron Maiden —— Best Of The ‘B’ Sides ► Heavy Metal

2002 ● Iron Maiden —— Edward The Great ► Heavy Metal

2003 ● Bob Seger —— Greatest Hits 2 ► Heartland Rock

2008 ● Led Zeppelin —— The Definitive Collection ► Hard Rock



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1967, Bee Gee Robin Gibb was a passenger on a train which crashed in South East London in England killing 49 people and injuring 78. Robin was treated for shock after the accident.

2003, Bobby Hatfield of The Righteous Brothers was found dead in hotel room in Michigan 30 minutes before he was due on stage, aged 63. The autopsy report from the Kalamazoo County Medical Examiner gave the opinion that Hatfield suffered a sudden, unexpected death due to acute cocaine toxicity. The Righteous Brothers had the 1965 UK & US No.1 single 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', and the 1990 UK No.1 single 'Unchained Melody' first released in 1965.

2014, The funeral for Jack Bruce was held in London, attended by Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and noted musicians Phil Manzanera, Gary Brooker, Vernon Reid and Nitin Sawhney among others. Dozens assembled at the Golders Green Crematorium paying a last tribute singing "Morning Has Broken", "Strawberry Fields Forever" and "Theme for an Imaginary Western". The Scottish-born bass player and singer had died last month as a result of liver disease.

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1931, Born on this day, Ike Turner, singer, (1966 UK No.3 single with Tina Turner, 'River Deep Mountain High', 1971 US No.4 single 'Proud Mary'). Turner died on 12th Dec 2007.

1946, Born on this day, Gram Parsons, US singer, songwriter. Member of The International Submarine Band, The Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers. Released the 1973 solo album 'Grievous Angel.' Died on 19th September 1973 from a heroin overdose aged 26.

1947, Born on this day, Peter Noone, singer with English beat rock band, Herman's Hermits who scored the 1964 UK No.1 single 'I'm Into Something Good' (cover of Earl-Jean's) and the 1965 US No.1 single 'Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter'.

1959, Born on this day, Bryan Adams, guitarist, singer, songwriter, first UK single 'Run To You', 1985 UK No.11. 1991 UK & US No.1 single '(Everything I Do)', I Do It For You', 16 weeks UK No.1, plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles and 3 UK No.1 albums).

1971, Born on this day, Jonny Greenwood, guitar, keyboards, Radiohead. Their 1993 debut single 'Creep' was initially unsuccessful, but it became a worldwide hit several months after the release of their debut album, 'Pablo Honey'. Their 1997 album OK Computer appeared in many 1997 critics' lists and listener polls for best album of the year.

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1960 33 year old Johnny Horton, who had a number one hit with "Battle of New Orleans", died when his Cadillac was hit by a drunken truck driver in Milano, Texas. Ironically, Johnny had just played his last show at the Skyline in Austin, where Hank Williams had played his last show as well. Horton's widow, Billy Jean, was also Hanks Williams' widow.

1989 Former US Army Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler died at a Veterans Administration hospital in Nashville from complications brought on by an un-explained gun shot wound to the head, suffered 14 months earlier in Guatemala City. Sadler is best remembered for his hit "The Ballad of the Green Berets", which stayed on top of Billboard's Pop chart for five weeks in 1966. He was 49 years old at time of his death.


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1948 Peter Hammill (lead vocalist for Van Der Graaf Generator) is born in Ealing, London, England.

1948 Don McDougall (guitarist for The Guess Who) is born in Canada.

1970 Led Zeppelin releases "Immigrant Song."

1974 The Eagles release "Best Of My Love."

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1971 ● Elton John —— Madman Across The Water ► Pop-Rock

1972 ● Grateful Dead —— Europe ’72 ► Folk-Rock

1982 ● Siouxsie And The Banshees —— A Kiss In The Dreamhouse ► Post-Punk

1984 ● REO Speedwagon —— Wheels Are Turnin’ ► Arena Rock

1996 ● Johnny Cash —— Unchained ► Classic Country

2001 ● Pink Floyd —— Echoes: The Best Of Pink Floyd ► Prog Rock

2002 ● Eric Clapton —— One More Car, One More Rider ► Blues-Rock'

2002 ● Little Feat —— Live At The Rams Head ► Southern Rock

2007 ● The Who —— View From A Backstage Pass ► British Rock


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1947, Born on this day, Scottish-Australian musician, songwriter and record producer George Young. With The Easybeats he had the 1966 UK No.6 & 1967 US No. 16 single 'Friday On My Mind'. After the band broke up in 1969, Young and fellow member Harry Vanda embarked on a songwriting career that saw the pair produce dozens of hits. They became two of Australia's best-known songwriters, with Young's work including 'Love Is In The Air' and 'Yesterday's Hero' both hits for John Paul Young. Vanda and Young were also the producers of early work by AC/DC, formed by his younger brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

1948, Born on this day, Glenn Frey, guitar, vocals, The Eagles, (1977 US No.1 & UK No.8 single 'Hotel California', plus 5 US No.1 albums. ‘Greatest Hits 1971-1975’ is the second biggest selling album in the world with sales over 30m). Solo (1985 UK No.12 single 'The Heat Is On'). Frey died on 18 Jan 2016 died at the age of 67 in New York City from complications arising from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia.

1970, Aerosmith performed their first ever gig when they played at Nipmuc Regional High School in Mendon, Massachusetts. Sometimes referred to as "The Bad Boys from Boston", Aerosmith became the best-selling American rock band of all time, having sold more than 150 million albums worldwide. They also hold the record for the most gold and multi-platinum albums by an American group.


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