Saturday, 10 October 2015

Today in rock history 10th October

Saturday October 10th
1902 – The Gibson Mandolin guitar company was formed.
1939 – The real Eleanor Rigby died in her sleep of unknown causes at the age of 44.
1955 – David Lee Roth is born in Bloomington, Ind. David Lee Roth
1959 – The Quarry Men played at the Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool.
1960 – Born on this day, Eric Martin, singer, Mr. Big,
1970 – Black Sabbath were at No.1 on the UK chart with their second album ‘Paranoid.’
1973 – Rod Stewart & The Faces and Rory Gallagher appeared at San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego. California.
1978 – Joe Perry and Steve Tyler from Aerosmith were injured after a cherry bomb was thrown on stage during a gig in Philadelphia. The group performed behind a safety fence for the rest of the tour.
1979 – Fleetwood Mac were awarded a star on Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame.
1980 – The funeral took place of Led Zeppelin’s drummer John Bonham.
1992 – Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash (Saul Hudson) marries Renee Suran in Marina Del Rey, Calif.
2004 – R.E.M. land at the top of the UK album chart with their Around the Sun album.
2011 – Paul McCartney and Nacny Shevell tied the knot.

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