1976

On Oct. 22, 1976, Bob Seger released his 9th LP titled "Night Moves". It was his 4th album with the Silver Bullet Band even though 4 of the 9 songs on the album used Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. The album was well received by critics and gave Seger nation-wide success. Three singles were released from […]

The Who played their final show on their 1976 tour on Oct. 21, of that year at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. It would end up being the last time Keith Moon would play with them for a paying audience. Keith did perform with the band again in a couple of special shows that […]

Alice Cooper released the “Goes to Hell” album on June 25, 1976. It was kind of a continuation of the “Welcome to My Nightmare” record as it continued the story of Steven. Alice wrote almost all of this album along with his guitar player Dick Wagner and producer Bob Ezrin. With the success of “Only […]

On June 12, 1976, Peter Frampton and Yes headlined an outdoor concert at Philadelphia’s JFK stadium. Officially, it was 110 thousand people! But it is heavily ‘rumored’ that an extra 15 thousand tix were sold which managers / promoters didn’t report and kept $$$ for themselves. It was the largest crowd ever at the stadium. […]

It was 42 tears ago today, on May 14, 1976, that the music world lost Keith Relf. Keith is probably best known as a founding member of The Yardbirds and Renaissance Keith co-wrote many of the original Yardbirds songs “Shapes of Things”, “I Ain’t Done Wrong”, “Over Under Sideways Down” and “Happenings Ten Years Time […]

Aerosmith released their fourth LP “Rocks” on May 3, 1976. Rolling Stone placed the album at #176 on their list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The band released 3 singles album and two of them “Back in the Saddle” and “Last Child” were top 40 hits. The album was one of the […]

On April 23, 1976, punk decided it was here to stay. It was on that day that The Ramones released their self titled LP “The Ramones”. After Hit Parader editor Lisa Robinson saw the band at a gig in New York City, she wrote about them in an article and contacted Danny Fields, insisting he […]


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