Re: This Day In Rock History
This Day In Rock History: August 9th
1946 Marinus "Rinus" Gerritsen (bassist, keyboardist for Golden Earring) is born in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands.
1972 Arion Salazar (bass guitarist for Third Eye Blind) is born in Oakland, California.
1986 At the Knebworth Park Festival in England, Queen play their last concert with Freddie Mercury, who dies five years later. An audience of 120,000 hears them close out with "We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions" and "God Save The Queen."