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Old 07-06-2019, 06:18 PM   #1297
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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.

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.

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Old 07-06-2019, 06:29 PM   #1298
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1968 ● Tyrannosaurus Rex —— My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair… But Now They’re Content to Wear Stars on Their Brows ► Psychedelic Folk

1993 ● U2 —— Zooropa ► Alt. Pop-Rock

1994 ● Hootie & The Blowfish —— Cracked Rear View ► Pop-Rock

1994 ● The Who —— Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B ► British Rock

2005 ● Iron Maiden —— The Essential Iron Maiden ► Heavy Metal


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1968 Woburn Music Festival, Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire took place. A two-day affair featuring Donovan, Fleetwood Mac, Pentangle, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Alexis Korner, Family, Taste, Tim Rose, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Duster Bennett and Tyrannosaurus Rex, two-day tickets were priced at 2.

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Old 07-07-2019, 03:08 PM   #1300
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1945 Rik Elswit (lead guitarist for Dr. Hook) is born in California.

1949 Mike Shrieve (drummer for Santana) is born in San Francisco, California.

2003 Skip Battin (bassist for The Byrds, NRPS, Flying Burrito Brothers) dies of complications from Alzheimer's disease at age 69.

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1972 ● Emerson, Lake & Palmer —— Trilogy ► Prog Rock

1981 ● Pat Benatar —— Precious Time ► Hard Rock

1985 ● Heart —— Heart ► Album Rock

1986 ● Quiet Riot —— QR III ► Heavy Metal

1987 ● Grateful Dead —— In The Dark ► Pop-Rock

1993 ● Todd Rundgren —— No World Order ► Art Rock

1999 ● Dokken —— The Very Best Of Dokken ► Heavy Metal


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2006 Syd Barrett died from complications arising from diabetes aged 60. The singer, songwriter, guitarist was one of the founding members of Pink Floyd, active as a rock musician for only about seven years before he went into seclusion. He joined Pink Floyd in 1965 but left three years later after one album. Barrett released two solo albums before going into self-imposed seclusion lasting more than thirty years, with his mental deterioration blamed on drugs.

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1941 Jim Rodford (bass guitarist for Argent, The Kinks) is born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England.

1944 Warren Entner (guitarist for The Grass Roots) is born in Boston, Massachusetts.

1977 Styx tie in with the date (7-7-77) by releasing their 7th album, The Grand Illusion.

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1986: David Lee Roth released his debut full-length solo album Eat ‘Em and Smile which featured Steve Vai on guitar. Roth would later release a Spanish version of Eat ‘Em and Smile titled Sonrisa Salvaje.

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1969 ● Cream —— Best Of Cream ► Blues-Rock

1970 ● Ben E. King —— Rough Edges ► Soul

1992 ● Dream Theater —— Images And Words ► Heavy Metal/Progressive

1992 ● Kansas —— Live At The Whisky ► Prog/Arena Rock


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1944 Jai Johanny Johanson (drummer for The Allman Brothers Band) is born Johnny Lee Johnson in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

1970 Beck is born Bek David Campbell in Los Angeles, California. He adopts the surname Hansen from his mom, former Andy Warhol protege Bibbe Hansen.


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Guitarist Carlos Cavazo (Quiet Riot, Ratt) is born. 1957

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1969 ● Canned Heat —— Hallelujah ► Folk-Rock

1997 ● Emperor —— Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal

2000 ● Midnight Oil —— The Real Thing ► Alt. Pop-Rock

2003 ● David Lee Roth —— Diamond Dave ► Hard Rock

2008 ● Heart —— Playlist: The Very Best Of Heart ► Album Rock

2013 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Live In NYC ► Alt. Rock

2014 ● John Mellencamp —— Trouble No More Live At Town Hall ► Roots Rock

2016 ● Heart —— Beautiful Broken ► Album Rock


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1995 The Grateful Dead gave their last concert with leader Jerry Garcia at Chicago's Soldier Field. Jerry would die of a heart attack a month later while in drug rehab.



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1946 John "Mitch" Mitchell (drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience) is born in Greenwich, London, England. Before becoming a musician, he'll start his entertainment career as an actor, appearing on the children's program Jennings and Derbyshire and starring in the 1960 film Bottom's Up.

1946 Bon Scott is born Ronald Belford Scott in Kirriemuir, Scotland. He is raised in Australia, where he meets Angus and Malcolm Young and eventually becomes lead singer of their band AC/DC.


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1986 ● Billy Joel —— The Bridge ► Pop-Rock

1994 ● Whitesnake —— Whitesnake’s Greatest Hits ► Arena Rock

1996 ● REO Speedwagon —— Building The Bridge ► Arena Rock

2002 ● Styx —— At The River’s Edge: Live In St. Louis ► Prog/Art Rock

2013 ● Whitesnake —— Made In Britain/The World Record ► Arena Rock


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1942 Heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (of Black Sabbath, Rainbow) is born Ronald James Padavona in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

1947 Arlo Guthrie is born in Coney Island, New York.

1949 Greg Kihn is born in Baltimore, Maryland.

1959 Sandy West is born Sandy Pesavento in Long Beach, California. Together with Joan Jett, she is a founding member of the teenage all-female rock band The Runaways, playing drums. After the band splits she leaves the music industry, and dies at the age of 47 from lung cancer.

2016 Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry suffers a cardiac arrest while performing with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp, fellow members of the supergroup The Hollywood Vampires, in Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. The 65 year old is rushed to Coney Island hospital, where's he's listed in stable condition.

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1986: Jerry Garcia lapsed into a diabetic coma, waking up five days later. The coma caused Garcia to have to relearn how to play guitar.

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Rik Emmett-singer & guitarist for Triumph born in 1953



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1967 ● The Yardbirds —— Little Games ► Blues Rock

1972 ● Nilsson —— Son Of Schmilsson ► Folk-Rock

1972 ● Chicago —— Chicago V ► Jazz-Rock

2000 ● Coldplay —— Parachutes ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop

2007 ● Stephen Stills —— Just Roll Tape: April 26th, 1968 ► Folk-Rock

2007 ● Queen —— The A-Z Of Queen, Volume 1 ► Glam Rock

2015 ● Yes —— Like It Is: Yes At The Messa Arts Center ► Prog Rock


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