THIS DAY IN ROCK

September 1st: Mick Jagger, Alice Cooper, Steve Miller Band and more ...


On This Day in Rock

1966: The Byrds played the first of an 11 night run at the Whisky-a-go-go, Hollywood, California.

1966: The Who’s single ‘I’m A Boy’ entered the UK chart peaking at No.2 giving the band their second No.2 hit.

1967: David Bowie released the single 'Love You Till Tuesday' which failed to reach the charts.

1967: The four Beatles held a meeting at Paul McCartney's house in London to decide upon their next course of action following the death of manager Brian Epstein. They decide to postpone their planned trip to India and to begin the already-delayed production of the Magical Mystery Tour movie. They have two songs already recorded for the movie, ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ and ‘Your Mother Should Know’.

1968: Mick Jagger begins work on his first film, which is called Performance.

1969: Chicago Transit Authority is released. The band soon shortens their name to Chicago.

1973: 'Billion Dollar Babies' by Alice Cooper peaks at Number 57 on the pop chart.

1973: The Joker by the Steve Miller Band is released.

1973: Rod Stewart had his third No.1 UK album when 'Sing It Again' started a three-week run at No.1.

1973: Elton John and Steely Dan appeared at the Balboa Stadium, San Diego, California.

1978: Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and Cyrinda Foxe are married. They later divorce.

1978: George Harrison and Olivia Trinidad Arias are married.

1979: U2 releases their first record, an EP titled U2-3, in Ireland.

1979: INXS makes their live debut in Sydney, Australia.

1980: Fleetwood Mac ended a nine-month world tour with a performance at the Hollywood Bowl. Lindsay Buckingham announced on stage, "This is our last show for a long time."

1983: Mick Jones, lead guitarist with The Clash was fired by the other three members who claimed he'd 'drifted apart' from the original idea of the group.

1990: During their 'Behind The Mask' world tour, Fleetwood Mac appeared at Wembley Stadium, London, England.

2004: Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott and his fiancee Kristine are married.


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