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Old 02-15-2021, 02:13 PM   #3115
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This Day In Music History: February 13th


1970 On this day, Friday the 13th, Black Sabbath released their debut self-titled studio album on Vertigo records in the UK. Peaking at No.8 on the charts, the album has been recognised as the first main album to be credited with the development of the heavy metal genre.


2002 American country singer, songwriter Waylon Jennings died in his sleep after a lengthy fight with diabetes. He was bassist for Buddy Holly following the break-up of The Crickets. Released a series of duet albums with Willie Nelson in the late 1970s. Scored the 1980 US No.21 single 'Theme From The Dukes Of Hazzard', he was also the narrator on the television series. Member of The Highwaymen with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson.

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1942 Peter Tork (of The Monkees) is born Peter Halsten Thorkelson in Washington, D.C.

1944 Rebop Kwaku Baah (percussionist for Traffic, Wings) is born in Konongo, Ghana.

1950 Peter Gabriel (original lead singer for Genesis) is born in Chobham, Surrey, England.

1952 Ed Gagliardi (original bass player for Foreigner) is born in Brooklyn, New York.

1961 Les Warner (drummer for The Cult) is born in London, England.

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1965 ● The Rolling Stones —— The Rolling Stones, Now! ► Blues-Rock

1973 ● Three Dog Night —— Around The World With Three Dog Night ► Blue-Eyed Soul

1976 ● Peter Frampton —— Frampton Comes Alive! [UK] ► Arena Rock

1990 ● The Black Crowes —— Shake Your Money Maker ► Southern Rock

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2002 English drummer and singer Mick Tucker with glam rock band Sweet died of leukaemia aged 54. Sweet had the 1973 UK No.1 single 'Blockbuster', plus 14 other UK Top 40 singles. He was a founding member of the band Sweetshop in January 1968. "Sweetshop" was shortened to "The Sweet" in 1968.

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1989 Vincent Crane, former keyboardist for The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, died of an overdose of painkillers. His work can be heard on Brown's biggest hit, "Fire".

1996 37 year old Prince Rogers Nelson, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, marries 22 year old backup singer Mayte Garcia.


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1980 ● Heart —— Bebe Le Strange ► Album Rock


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This Day In Rock History: February 15th


1944 Mick Avory (drummer for The Kinks) is born in Surrey, England.

1945 John Helliwell (saxophonist for Supertramp) is born in Todmorden, Yorkshire, England.

1947 David Brown (bassist for Santana) is born in Daly City, California.

1967 Music students at Chicago's DePaul University form a seven-piece rock ensemble called The Big Thing. Later, they would change their name to Chicago Transit Authority, and then, simply, Chicago.

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1969 ● The Monkees —— Instant Replay ► Pop-Rock

1974 ● Slade —— Old New Borrowed Blue ► Hard Rock

1974 ● Deep Purple —— Burn ► Hard Rock

2000 ● The Who —— BBC Sessions ► British Rock


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1967 Music students at Chicago's DePaul University form a seven-piece rock ensemble called The Big Thing. Later, they would change their name to Chicago Transit Authority, and then, simply, Chicago.

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Never knew that....saw them as CTA in 1969 at IU, Bloomington, IN
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Also I was going to teach a summer humanities course(1995) on the UFO Phenomenon at DePaul Uni satellite campus west of Chicago but decided my new Optometric office was more important.
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