Thursday, 10 September 2015

Today in rock history 10th September

Thursday September 10th
1946 – Vocalist Danny Hutton of Three Dog Night is born in Buncrana, Ireland.
1949 – Jethro Tull drummer Barriemore Barlow is born
1950 – Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is born in Boston.
1963 – On this day John Lennon and Paul McCartney watch the Rolling Stones rehearse after meeting their manager, Andrew Loog Oldham, on the street. The pair offer the band “I Wanna Be Your Man.”
1966 – On this day The Beatles’ Revolver goes to No. 1 on the American albums chart and stays there for six weeks.
1974 – The New York Dolls split up.
1975 –  Kiss release their first live record, Alive. The double set also becomes their first top 10 album.
1988  Eric Clapton kicks off an American tour with Dire Straits guitarist Mark Knopfler
1988 – Guns N’ Roses hit it big with, “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” It was number 1 and was taken from the album, Appetite for Destruction. The song was written for Rose’s girlfriend, Erin Everly.
2003 – MTV reports that sci-fi rockers the Pixies have reformed and will tour in 2004
2003 – At R.E.M.’s Hollywood Bowl show, the band dedicate “Find the River” to the late Warren Zevon.
2007 – Pamela Anderson’s ex-husband Kid Rock was involved in an alleged assault on drummer Tommy Lee, (who was also married to the actress up until 1998). Police interviewed witnesses to a tussle involving the pair at the MTV Music Video Awards in Las Vegas.

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