THIS DAY IN ROCK

This Day in Rock  

April 18th: Steel Mill, John Lennon, Def Leppard, Guns N' Roses and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1964: The Beatles appeared on the UK TV comedy program The Morecambe and Wise Show, playing ‘This Boy’, ‘All My Loving’, and ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ and also participate in comedy sketches with Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. The Beatles also held the UK and US No.1 position on this day with 'Can't Buy Me Love'.1968: During a European tour, Pink Floyd played 2 shows at the Piper Club, in Rome, Italy.1970: Santana, Taj Mahal and It's A Beautiful Day all appeared at London's Royal Albert Hall.1970: Steel Mill, ...
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April 17th: Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Pink Floyd, Nirvana and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1965: Bob Dylan's debut album 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan' was at No.1 on the UK chart.1965: Paul McCartney spent the day shopping for furniture in Portobello Road, London disguised in a cloth cap, moustache, glasses and overcoat.1971: All four Beatles had solo singles in the UK charts, Paul McCartney with 'Another Day', John Lennon, 'Power To The People', George Harrison, 'My Sweet Lord' and Ringo Starr, 'It Don't Come Easy.'1972: Keith Richards' girlfriend Anita Pallenberg gave birth to their second child, daughter Dandelion.1973: Pink Floyd's album 'The Dark Side of ...
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April 16th: Cream, Santana, Aerosmith, 10CC, Styx, David Lee Roth and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1964: The Rolling Stones first album was released in the UK, it went to No.1 two weeks later and stayed on the chart for 40 weeks, with 11 weeks at No.1.1964: The Beatles filmed the "chase scenes" for A Hard Days Night with actors dressed as policemen in the Notting Hill Gate area of London. In the evening they recorded the title track for the film, 'A Hard Day's Night' at Abbey Road. John and Paul had the title first, and had to write a song to order, completing the track in nine ...
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April 15th: Buffalo Springfield, Jimi Hendrix, Yes, Kansas, Queen and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1964: The Beatles filmed outside shots at the Scala Theatre in Tottenham Street London for their forthcoming movie 'A Hard Day's Night'.1966: The first Buffalo Springfield concert takes place at the Orange County Fairgrounds in San Bernardino, California.1967: Jimi Hendrix, The Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens and Engelbert Humperdink all appeared at the The Odeon, Blackpool, England, tickets cost 5 and 10 shillings, ($0.70 and $1.40).1969: Pink Floyd appeared at the Royal Festival Hall, London, England.1972: 'Rock And Roll' by Led Zeppelin peaks at Number 47 on the pop chart.1972: ...
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April 14th: Spencer Davis Group, CCR, Ron Wood, Doobie Brothers and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1963: The Rolling Stones played at The Crawdaddy Club, Richmond. All four members of The Beatles were in the audience.1965: Help! by the Beatles is released.1966: The Spencer Davis Group were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Somebody Help Me', the group's second UK No.1.1967: David Bowie's novelty record 'The Laughing Gnome' was released in the UK.1967: A riot broke out at Warsaw's Palace Of Culture as The Rolling Stones made their first appearance in an Iron curtain Country; police used tear gas in a battle with 2,000 ...
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April 13th: Lowell George, Manfred Mann, Procol Harum, Syd Barrett and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1945: Little Feat singer-guitarist Lowell George is born. Before starting Little Feat, George was a member of Frank Zappa's Mothers Of Invention. He dies in 1979.1962: The Beatles made their third trip to Germany for a 48-night residency at The Star Club, Hamburg. During the seven week run The Beatles had only one day off.1965: The Beatles record the song 'Help!' during an evening recording session at Abbey Road in London.1966: During a four month world tour, Bob Dylan appeared at Sydney Stadium in Sydney Australia, the first of seven shows ...
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April 12th: Mick Jagger, David Essex, INXS, Stevie Nicks, Metallica and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1963: Bob Dylan performed his first major solo concert at the Town Hall in New York City.1967: Mick Jagger was punched in the face by an airport official during a row at Le Bourget Airport in France. Jagger lost his temper after The Stones were being searched for drugs resulting in them missing their flight.1969: 'You Made Me So Very Happy' by Blood, Sweat & Tears peaks at Number Two on the pop chart, where it stays for three weeks.1973: The film 'That'll Be The Day', premiered in London, featuring David ...
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April 11th: Peter Green, Queen, Alice Cooper, Eddie Van Halen and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1961: Bob Dylan played his first live gig in New York City at Gerde's Folk City, opening for John Lee Hooker.1964: The Beatles set a new chart record when they had 14 songs on the Billboard Hot 100. The songs ranged from 'Can't Buy Me Love' at No.1 to .Love Me Do' at No. 81.1965: Performing at the New Musical Express poll winners concert, at London's Wembley Empire Pool, England, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, Freddie and the Dreamers, The Animals, The Kinks, Herman's Hermits, Moody Blues, Them, Cilla Black, ...
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April 10th: Stuart Sutcliff, Brewer & Shipley, Iron Maiden, Eagles and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1962: The Beatles former bass player Stuart Sutcliff died. (original bassist for eighteen months - January 1960 - June 1961). Sutcliff had stayed in Hamburg Germany after leaving the group. He died of a brain haemorrhage in an ambulance on the way to hospital, aged 22.1965: A British school in Wrexham, North Wales, asked parents to please keep children in school uniform and not to send them to school in 'corduroy trousers', like the ones worn by The Rolling Stones.1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival signs a contract to play at the upcoming Woodstock ...
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April 9th: Jeff Beck, Jefferson Airplane, Ringo Starr, Bill Wyman and more ...
On This Day in Rock …1963: The Beatles appeared live on the ITV show Tuesday Rendezvous, miming ‘From Me to You’ and ‘Please Please Me’ (during the closing credits). In the evening The Beatles played live at the Gaumont State Cinema, Kilburn, London.1965: The Rolling Stones appeared on UK TV show Ready Steady Go!1966: 'Blue Turns To Grey', a song written by Jagger and Richards, gave Cliff Richard a No.15 UK hit.1966: 'Daydream' by the Lovin' Spoonful peaks at Number Two on the pop chart, where it stays for two weeks.1966: Jeff Beck collapsed on ...
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