Re: This Day In Rock History
This Day In Rock History: July 5th
1943 Robbie Robertson (lead guitarist for The Band) is born Jaime Royal Robertson in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1950 Michael Monarch (original lead guitarist for Steppenwolf) is born in Los Angeles, California.
1950 Huey Lewis is born Hugh Anthony Cregg III in New York City. He forms Huey Lewis and the News in San Francisco.
1960 Elvis Presley releases "It's Now Or Never."
1969 The Who release "I'm Free."
1992 Helix guitarist Paul Hackman, age 38, is killed after a concert in Vancouver when the band's van rolls down a 40-foot embankment and throws him from the vehicle.