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Old 01-13-2019, 03:39 PM   #721
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2016, English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, painter, and actor David Bowie died from liver cancer at his New York home two days after releasing the album Blackstar on his 69th birthday. His first UK Top 40 single was the 1969 'Space Oddity' which became a UK No.1 in 1975, plus over 50 other UK Top 40 hits including five No.1's. Bowie has also scored two US No.1 singles, the 1975 'Fame' and 1983 'Let's Dance'. During his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at 140 million albums worldwide, made him one of the world's best-selling music artists.

2018, British guitarist Eddie Clarke, who was a member of heavy metal bands Fastway and Motörhead died in hospital, where he was being treated for pneumonia. He was 67 years old. Of Motörhead's classic lineup, which consisted of Lemmy, himself and Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor, he was the last surviving member.

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1946 Aynsley Dunbar (drummer for Journey, Whitesnake, and Jefferson Airplane) is born in Liverpool, England.

1948 Donald Fagen of Steely Dan is born in Passaic, New Jersey.

1953 Pat Benatar is born Patricia Andrzejewski in Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York. She drops her training as a classical singer and eventually becomes a spandexed pop rocker.

1955 Rock guitarist Michael Schenker (of Scorpions and UFO) is born in West Germany.

1976 C.W. McCall's "Convoy" hits #1 in the US amid fascination with trucker culture and CB radios.

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1964 ● The Beatles —— Introducing…The Beatles ► Pop-Rock

1977 ● Muddy Waters —— Hard Again ► Slide Guitar Blues

1977 ● The Ramones —— Leave Home ► Punk-Rock

1983 ● Dire Straits —— ExtendedancEPlay ► Post-Punk Pop-Rock

1989 ● Lou Reed —— New York ► Hard Rock

2006 ● Heart —— Love Songs ► Album Rock


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1985, A Brazilian rock Festival held in Rio, claimed to be the biggest ever staged. The festival featured; Queen, Rod Stewart, AC/DC, Whitesnake, Yes and Iron Maiden.


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2002 Mickey Finn, drummer for T Rex, died of kidney and liver problems at the age of 55.

2005 James Griffin, a founding member of the '70s Soft Rock group Bread, died of lung cancer at the age of 61

2005 Jefferson Airplane drummer Spencer Dryden passed away at his home in Petaluma, California, after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 66.


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2016 In the day after David Bowie's passing, his music videos on VEVO are viewed 51 million times, shattering the previous record of 36 million held by Adele after she released "Hello." Most of the views are for Bowie's last two videos, "Lazarus" and "Blackstar," which portend his death.

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1964: The Whisky a Go Go opened in West Hollywood, CA. This club would go on to be a launching pad for such acts as The Doors & Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention.

1993: Ted Nugent was fined $1,000 for shooting off two flaming arrows during a Damn Yankees concert at Cincinnati Gardens. Nugent was also given a three-day suspended sentence for a misdemeanor fire-code violation.

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Clarence Clemons-saxophonist for the E Street Band born in 1942
Tony Kaye-keyboardist for Yes born in 1946

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1964 - "Ring of Fire" by Johnny Cash became the first country album to top the U.S. pop album chart.

1992 - Paul Simon began a concert tour in South Africa. He was the first international star to perform in South Africa following the end of the UN cultural boycott.

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A few albums that was released.


1962 ● Howlin’ Wolf —— Howlin’ Wolf ► Blues-Rock

1971 ● Janis Joplin —— Pearl ► Blues-Rock

1971 ● Chicago —— Chicago III ► Jazz-Rock

1993 ● Genesis —— The Way We Walk, Vol. 2 (The Longs) ► Prog Rock

2000 ● Jethro Tull —— Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1972-1991 ► Folk-Rock

2005 ● Kiss —— Gold ► Hard Rock


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2003, Singer-songwriter Maurice Gibb from The Bee Gees died aged 53 in Miami Hospital, Florida following a heart attack during abdominal surgery. The Bee Gees released over 20 albums and had the 1979 world-wide No.1 album 'Spirits Having Flown', and 'How Deep Is Your Love, 'Stayin' Alive', and 'Night Fever' from the soundtrack 'Saturday Night Fever' were all US No.1 singles. Gibb was married to the Scottish singer Lulu from 1969 to 1973. In 2002, Maurice was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE), along with his brothers.

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1959 Using an $800 family loan, 29 year old Berry Gordy Jr. forms his first record label, Tamla Records.

1961 Motown Records signs The Primettes to a recording contract and convinces them to change their name. From several possibilities, they settle on one suggested by Florence Ballard - The Supremes.


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1959 ● Johnny Cash —— Greatest! ► Country

1976 ● Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Jessi Colter And Tompall Glaser —— Wanted! The Outlaws ► Outlaw Country

1981 ● April Wine —— The Nature Of The Beast ► Arena Rock

1987 ● Deep Purple —— The House Of Blue Light ► Hard Rock

1993 ● Triumph —— Edge Of Excess ► Arena Rock

1999 ● The Black Crowes —— By Your Side ► Southern Rock


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1978, With a budget of only £1,500 borrowed from Stewart Copeland's brother Miles Copeland III, The Police started recording their debut album at Surrey Sound Studios, Surrey, England with producer Nigel Gray. The album 'Outlandos d'Amour' which was released in November of this year featured the hits 'So Lonely', 'Roxanne' and 'Can't Stand Losing You'.

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1968 Against the advice of Columbia Records executives, Johnny Cash visits Folsom State Prison in California to record a live album. The resulting LP, "Live At Folsom Prison" would become one of Johnny's biggest selling records, reaching #1 on the Country album chart and #13 on the Hot 200. It also produced one of his most memorable hit singles, "Folsom Prison Blues". In 2003, "Live At Folsom Prison" was certified Triple Platinum by the RIAA for sales of over three million and was ranked #88 on Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

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1954 Trevor Rabin (guitarist for Yes) is born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Rabin is also a noted film composer with over 40 scores to his credit, including Remember the Titans (2002) and National Treasure (2004).

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1969 ● The Beatles —— Yellow Submarine ► Pop-Rock

1971 ● Poco —— Deliverin’ ► Country-Rock

1972 ● Weather Report —— Live In Tokyo ► Jazz-Rock Fusion

1986 ● Peter Frampton —— Premonition ► Arena Rock

1993 ● Sloan —— Smeared ► Alt Indie Rock

2006 ● Frank Zappa —— Imaginery Diseases ► Prog Rock


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