Monday, 28 September 2015

Today in Rock history 28th September

Monday 28th September
1962 – The Beatles performed a lunchtime show at the Cavern Club, Liverpool. That night they performed aboard the vessel MV Royal Iris on the River Mersey. The Beatles’ third and final “Riverboat Shuffle”.
1965 – The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at the Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, Wales.
1968 – The Beatles started a nine week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Hey Jude’.
1968 – Bruce Springsteen and a local folk rock group The Founders appeared at the Off Broad Street Coffee House in Red Bank, New Jersey.
1971 – Led Zeppelin played the first of two nights at the Festival Hall in Osaka, Japan.
1972 – David Bowie sells out his first show in New York at Carnegie Hall.
1974 – Bad Company went to No.1 on the US album chart with their self-titled debut album.
1976 – A&M Records sued George Harrison for $6 million over non-delivery of a new album after he missed the deadline by two months.
1987 – U2 played the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden in New York City during their Joshua Tree world tour.
1991 – Bryan Adams was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia.
1991 – Guns N’ Roses released 2 albums ‘Use Your Illusion I’ and ‘Use Your Illusion II’ which debut at number 1 and number 2 on the UK album chart. Both albums make No.1 & No.2 in the US.
2011 – Chickenfoot hold press conference for CIII

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