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Old 07-17-2021, 06:56 AM   #3529
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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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1980 Led Zeppelin played their last-ever concert with drummer John Bonham when they appeared at Eissporthalle, West Berlin at the end of a European tour. The set included: 'Black Dog', 'The Rain Song', 'Hot Dog', 'All My Love', 'Trampled Under Foot', 'Since I’ve Been Loving You', 'Kashmir', 'Stairway To Heaven' and 'Rock And Roll'. They finished the show with a 17-minute version of 'Whole Lotta Love'.

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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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.

1971 A mini-riot during a Mott The Hoople concert prompts London's Royal Albert Hall to temporarily ban rock groups from the venue.


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1969 ● Canned Heat —— Hallelujah ► Folk-Rock

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

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

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

2016 ● Heart —— Beautiful Broken ► Album Rock


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1988 Cheap Trick went to No.1 on the US singles chart with The Flame, the group's only US No.1.

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



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

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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1965 "Do Wah Diddy Diddy" by Manfred Mann was released in the U.K.

1985 The Prince song "Poplife" was released.


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1967 ● The Yardbirds —— Little Games ► Blues Rock

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

1972 ● Chicago —— Chicago V ► Jazz-Rock


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1946 John Lawton, lead vocalist for Uriah Heep from 1976 to 1979, is born in Halifax, England.


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1992 A range of eight ties, designed by Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead went on sale in the US. President Bill Clinton bought a set. The collection grossed millions in the US by the end of the year.

2014 Producer and drummer Tommy Ramone (Thomas Erdelyi), from the influential punk rock band the Ramones died aged 65 following unsuccessful treatment for bile duct cancer. He was the last surviving original member of the Ramones before his death. Erdelyi was also an assistant engineer for the production of the Jimi Hendrix album Band of Gypsys.


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2011 Rob Grill, lead singer and bassist for the 1960s rock band The Grass Roots, whose hits included "Midnight Confessions", "Temptation Eyes" and "Let's Live for Today", died after suffering a head injury from a fall caused by a stroke. He was 67.


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1971 ● Procol Harum —— Broken Barricades ► Prog Rock

1975 ● Fleetwood Mac —— Fleetwood Mac ► Pop-Rock

1994 ● Eagles —— The Very Best Of The Eagles ► Country-Rock

1995 ● Motörhead —— Sacrifice ► Heavy Metal

2000 ● Atlanta Rhythm Section —— Live At The Savoy, New York October 27, 1981 ► Southern Rock

2000 ● Mötley Crüe —— New Tattoo ► Heavy Metal

2000 ● Kansas —— Somewhere To Elsewhere ► Prog/Arena Rock



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2011 Rob Grill, lead singer and bassist for the 1960s rock band The Grass Roots, whose hits included "Midnight Confessions", "Temptation Eyes" and "Let's Live for Today", died after suffering a head injury from a fall caused by a stroke. He was 67.


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1943 Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac is born Christine Anne Perfect in Bouth, Lancashire, England.

1950 Eric Carr (drummer for KISS) is born in Brooklyn, New York.

1952 Philip Taylor Kramer (bass guitarist for Iron Butterfly) is born in Youngstown, Ohio.

1969 Zager and Evans' "In The Year 2525" hits #1 in the US.

1983 Chris Wood (flute and sax player for Traffic) dies of pneumonia at age 39.

1992 After a European tour, Axl Rose is arrested at JFK airport in New York, charged with inciting a riot at a Guns N' Roses show in St. Louis the previous year. He gets two years' probation and a $50,000 fine.


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1965 - The Beach Boys' "California Girls" was released.

1969 - Blind Faith began their one and only tour in the U.S. with a sold-out show at New York's Madison Square Garden.

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