Day: October 17, 2020
17 Oct 2017, Canadian rock musician Gord Downie died of glioblastoma aged 53. He was the lead singer and lyricist for the Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip as well as releasing six solo albums. The bands final concert was held at the Rogers K-Rock Centre in Kingston, Ontario, on August 20 2016… More The […]
SLASH On Hollywood Club The Troubadour – “I Would Hate For This Place To Close Down” SLASH On Hollywood Club The Troubadour – “I Would Hate For This Place To Close Down” Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
At least one song on every one of Van Halen‘s 12 studio albums didn’t get as much attention as it deserved: Underrated Van Halen: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/4625828717490462
17 Oct 1964, Manfred Mann started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’, possibly the first No.1 with a Nonsense Song Title. Also a No.1 in the UK, the song was first released by the US group The Exciters. https://youtu.be/Uc0x7xOap4I Doo Wah Diddy Manfred Mann HiQ […]
TWISTED SISTER Singer DEE SNIDER Set To Appear In Rock Me Amadeus TWISTED SISTER Singer DEE SNIDER Set To Appear In Rock Me Amadeus Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
Childhood pals Mick Jagger and Keith Richards became reacquainted today in 1961 while waiting for a train: The Day Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Met Again [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/4621446844595316
October 17, 1980: Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band released their fifth album, “The River.” It is Springsteen’s only double album and was produced by Jon Landau, Springsteen, and bandmate Little Steven Van Zandt. The album was Springsteen’s first to go #1 on the Billboard 200, where it spent… More Read the full article […]
There have been 24 different anchors on Saturday Night Live, most of whom have gone onto very impressive careers: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Weekend Update Anchors: Where Are They Now? [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/4625839270822740