Saturday, 12 September 2015

Today in rock history 13th September

Sunday September 13th
1941 – Born on this day, David Clayton-Thomas, Blood Sweat & Tears,
1943 – Born on this day, Ray Elliot, Them,
1944 – Born on this day, Peter Cetera, singer, Chicago
1963 – Born on this day, Dave Mustaine, guitarist, Megadeth, Metallica,
1969 – Toronto Rock `n’ Roll Revival Festival.
1985 – Sting begins his first solo tour in San Diego.
2000 – Elton John threw a tantrum when he was set to appear at a sell-out show at the Estoril Casino near Lisbon. Elton was unhappy after the audience were slow in leaving a VIP dinner before the concert, Elton left the building and flew home on his private jet without playing a note.
2005 – The home where Jimi Hendrix grew up in Seattle was saved from demolition after a new location was agreed at the last minute. The James Marshall Hendrix Foundation and the City of Seattle agreed to renovate the building into a community centre opposite the cemetery where the guitarist was buried in 1970.
2005 – The Sex Pistols were among new names added to a celebrity Walk of Fame in Covent Garden London.
2006 – The search for Supernova’s frontman comes to an end as punk rocker Lukas Rossi is named the winning vocalist of the CBS reality show “Rock Star: Supernova.”

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