Sunday, 5 July 2015

Today in rock history 6th July

Monday July 6th
1925 – Rock `n’ roll pioneer Bill Haley (William John Clifton Haley Jr.) is born in Highland Park, a section of Detroit.
1956 – Paul McCartney Meets John Lennon of The Quarry Men I
1964 – A Hard Day’s Night premieres in London before Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon at the London Pavilion.
1965 – The No. 1 album in the U.S. is Beatles VI.
1965 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” The Rolling Stones. It is the Stones’ first No. 1 single in the U.S.
1967 – Pink Floyd perform for the third time on the BBC’s Top of the Pops, promoting their successful “See Emily Play” single.
1973 – Queen release their debut single in the U.K., “Keep Yourself Alive.”
1976 – The Damned give their performance debut at the 100 Club in London.
1980 – 36 Ted Nugent fans are arrested for supposedly smoking pot and throwing bottles at the Gonzo Rocker’s Concert, in Hollywood, Fla.
1991 – Van Halen’s “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge’‘ debuts at No. 1 on Chart Toppers’s pop album chart.
1995 – A day after the Justice Department refuses to investigate Ticketmaster, Pearl Jam issues a statement saying they are “disappointed” in the result.
2004 – Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, Tenacious D and Liz Phair play a Los Angeles fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry.

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