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CrazyConnie 02-27-2019 11:30 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Music History: Feb 27th


A few albums that was released....


1975 ● Blue Öyster Cult —— On Your Feet Or On Your Knees ► Metal

1996 ● The Band —— High On The Hog ► Folk-Rock

1996 ● Triumph —— King Biscuit Flower Hour (In Concert) ► Arena Rock

1996 ● Neil Young —— Dead Man ► Folk-Rock

1996 ● Frank Zappa —— The Lost Episodes ► Prog rock/Jazz Fusion

2001 ● Dave Matthews Band —— Everyday ► AA Pop-Rock

2001 ● Cheap Trick —— Silver ► Hard Rock/Power Pop


source: drrocksblog&roll

CrazyConnie 02-28-2019 10:57 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: Feb 28th



1985 David Byron, singer with Uriah Heep died from an epileptic fit and liver disease aged 38. Byron was the original singer of the English band between 1969 and 1976 and gained a reputation with his operatic vocals and harmonies as one of the best rock vocalists and frontmen in the world.

source: thisdayinmusic

CrazyConnie 02-28-2019 11:00 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: Feb 28th


1970 After the family of the late Ferdinand von Zeppelin threatens a lawsuit, Led Zeppelin performs in Copenhagen, Denmark as The Nobs.

1976 Paul Simon's "Still Crazy After All These Years" in named Best Pop Vocal Performance and Album Of The Year at the 18th annual Grammy Awards. In his acceptance speech, Simon tells the audience "I'd like to thank Stevie Wonder for not releasing an album this year."


source: classicbands

CrazyConnie 02-28-2019 11:04 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: Feb 28th


1942 Rolling Stones founding member Brian Jones is born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. He is the group's leader early on, but dies in 1969 at age 27.

2006 Bruce Springsteen releases Hammersmith Odeon London 1975.

source: calendarsongfacts

CrazyConnie 02-28-2019 11:14 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Music History: Feb 28th


A few albums that was released....



1983 ● U2 —— War ► Alt. Pop-Rock

1990 ● Little River Band —— Get Lucky ► Soft Rock

1995 ● Harry Nilsson —— Personal Bast: The Harry Nilsson Anthology ► Folk-Rock

2000 ● Oasis —— Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop

2000 ● AC/DC —— Stiff Upper Lip ► Hard Rock

2005 ● The Rolling Stones —— Singles 1968-1971 ► Blues-Rock

source: drrocksblog&roll

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 09:52 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 1st



1973 Pink Floyd released their eighth studio album The Dark Side of The Moon in the US. It remained in the US charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in history. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a further 759 weeks, and had reached a total of over 1,500 weeks on the combined charts by May 2006. With an estimated 45 million copies sold, it is Pink Floyd's most commercially successful album and one of the best-selling albums worldwide.


source: thisdayinmusic

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 09:57 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 1st


1965 After selling over 3 million copies in the US alone, Petula Clark's "Downtown" is awarded a Gold record. The song, which had been recorded in four different languages, was a success in a dozen other countries and was inducted into The Grammy Hall Of Fame in 2003.

1966 Gene Clark of The Byrds announced he was leaving the group due to his chronic fear of flying. He had also had some problems getting along with Roger McGuinn.

1977 Sara Lowndes Dylan files for divorce from her husband of eleven years, Bob Dylan. The divorce is granted in June and she is given custody of their 5 kids and possession of their million-dollar home. Sara was the subject of such songs as "Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands", "Lay Lady Lay" and "Sara".

source: classicbands

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 10:06 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 1st


1944 Roger Daltrey of The Who is born in London.

1974 Rush releases their eponymous debut album. With drummer and creative catalyst Neil Peart yet to join the band, the sound is very different from the one that will become Rush's trademark. Still, the album's "Working Man" becomes a breakout song in blue collar Cleveland, Ohio, after winning WMMS disc jockey Donna Halper's endorsement. One year later the band releases Fly by Night, its first album to include Peart.

1985 Ford licenses The Beatles "Help!" for a commercial, marking the first time one of their songs is used in a TV ad.


source: calendarsongfacts

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 10:07 AM

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This Day In Music History: March 1st



1968 Johnny Cash marries June Carter of the gospel stars The Carter Family.

1927 Harry Belafonte is born in Harlem, New York, but at age 8 moves to Jamaica (his mother's birthplace) with his family. The Belafontes move back to New York in the early stages of World War II; in the '50s, Harry becomes a top entertainer, his career buoyed by the calypso craze.

source: calendarsongfacts

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 10:10 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 1st


1968: Elton John released his debut single “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long” on Philips Records. The song didn’t chart.

1980: Patti Smith married MC5 guitarist Fred “Sonic” Smith in Detroit, where they would settle down & start a family.

1994: Nirvana performed their final concert at the Terminal Einz in Munich, Germany, an airport hangar in front of 3,000 fans.

Birthdays:
Rob Affuso-drummer for Skid Row born in 1963


source: paulshaffersdayinrock

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 10:27 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Music History: March 1st


A few albums that was released....



1971 ● The Rascals —— Search And Nearness ► Blue-Eyed Soul

1974 ● Camel —— Mirage ► Prog Rock

1977 ● Max Webster —— High Class In Borrowed Shoes ► Hard Rock

1978 ● The Hollies —— A Crazy Steal ► Pop-Rock

1988 ● Toto —— The Seventh One ► Pop-Rock

1994 ● Beck —— Mellow Gold ► Alt Rock


source: drrocksblog&roll

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 10:44 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 2nd


1991 21 years after its initial release, "All Right Now" by Free reached #2 on the UK singles chart when it was re-issued to coincide with its use in a Wrigley's Chewing gum TV ad.

source: classicbands

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 10:51 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 2nd


1942 Lou Reed is born Lewis Allan Reed in Brooklyn, New York.

1948 Irish rocker Rory Gallagher is born William Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland.

1950 Karen Carpenter (of the Carpenters) is born in New Haven, Connecticut.

1955 Jay Osmond (of The Osmonds) is born in Ogden, Utah.

1956 Anvil frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

1956 John Cowsill (of The Cowsills) is born in Newport, Rhode Island.

1956 Mark Evans (bassist for AC/DC) is born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, where he meets his future bandmates at the city's Station Hotel in 1975.

1962 Jon Bon Jovi is born John Francis Bongiovi in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

1977 Chris Martin (lead vocalist for Coldplay) is born in Whitestone, Exeter, Devon, England.

1989 "Like A Prayer" becomes the first hit song to debut in a commercial when it is used in a 2-minute Pepsi ad starring Madonna.

2008 Canadian blues rocker Jeff Healey dies of cancer at age 41 in Toronto, Canada.

2014 Arby's buys the hat Pharrell Williams wore to the Grammys on eBay for $44,100. The fast-food chain donates the hat (which resembles their logo) to the Newseum in Washington, DC. Money from the auction goes to the From One Hand to Another charity.

source: calendarsongfacts

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 10:55 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 2nd


1968: Blue Cheer released their cover of Eddie Cochran’s “Summertime Blues” which is largely credited as one of the first heavy metal singles. It would peak at number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.


Birthdays:
Eddie Money born in 1949


source: paulshaffersdayinrock

CrazyConnie 03-02-2019 11:00 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Music History: March 2nd


A few albums that was released....

1973 ● Todd Rundgren —— A Wizard, A True Star ► Pop-Rock

1973 ● The Doobie Brothers —— The Captain And Me ► Pop-Rock

1999 ● Dimmu Borgir —— Spiritual Black Dimensions ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal

2004 ● Cheap Trick —— The Essential Cheap Trick ► Hard Rock/Power Pop

2010 ● John Hiatt —— The Open Road ► Roots Rock


source: drrocksblog&roll

CrazyConnie 03-03-2019 02:56 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 3rd


1966: Neil Young, Stephen Stills & Richie Furay formed Buffalo Springfield in Los Angeles. Young had recently arrived in Los Angeles driving a 1953 Pontiac hearse.

1983: A Hell’s Angels member by the name of “Butch” testified to the U.S. Senate that the California chapter has had a murder contract out for Mick Jagger since 1969 & has attempted to kill him twice.

1986: Metallica released their third album Master of Puppets which has gone on to be regarded as one of the most influential heavy metal albums. It was also the band’s final album with bassist Cliff Burton, who would die six months later.


source: paulshaffersdayinrock

CrazyConnie 03-03-2019 03:13 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Music History: March 3rd


A few albums that was released....


1972 ● Martha Reeves & The Vandellas —— Black Magic ► Soul – Motown

1977 ● Bad Company —— Burnin’ Sky ► Hard Rock

1978 ● Patti Smith —— Easter ► New Wave Punk-Rock

1978 ● Frank Zappa —— Zappa in New York ► Art Rock

1979 ● Frank Zappa —— Sheik Yerbouti ► Art Rock

1997 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— The Boatman’s Call ► Alt Rock

1997 ● U2 —— Pop ► Alt. Pop-Rock

2008 ● The Black Crowes —— Warpaint ► Southern Rock

2008 ● Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds —— Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! ► Alt Rock

source: drrocksblog&roll

CrazyConnie 03-04-2019 09:25 AM

Re: This Day In Rock History
 
This Day In Rock History: March 4th


1948 Chris Squire (bassist for Yes) is born in Kingsbury, London, England.

1963 Jason Newsted is born in Battle Creek, Michigan. He plays bass for Flotsam and Jetsam, Metallica and Voivod.

source: calendarsongfacts


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