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July 14, 1973: Former Byrds guitarist Clarence White was killed by a drunk driver as he was loading equipment after a show in Palmdale, California. White was well known as a country-bluegrass musician but gained fame when he joined The Byrds in 1968; he was with the band until they broke up in 1973. At […]

July 14, 1952: Remembering the late, great guitarist and keyboardist Bob Casale, AKA Bob 2, of DEVO on what would have been his 68th Birthday. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

July 14, 1964: The Rolling Stones were at #1 on the UK singles chart with their cover of Bobby Womack’s “It’s All Over Now”. This would be the group’s first of eight singles to top the UK charts. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

July 14, 1979: Cheap Trick peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with “At Budokan.” This was their first Top Ten album in the US. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

July 14, 1958: The Quarrymen, featuring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John “Duff” Lowe on piano and Colin Hanton on drums, recorded a vanity disc at a small studio in an electronics shop owned by a man named Percy Phillips. The band recorded Buddy Holly’s “That’ll Be The Day” and a… More Read the […]

July 11, 2011: Rob Grill, lead singer and bassist for The Grass Roots, died after suffering a head injury from a fall caused by a stroke. He was 67 years old. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

July 11, 1975: Fleetwood Mac released their tenth album, the self-titled “Fleetwood Mac.” It was the band’s first album to feature new members Stevie Nicks on vocals and Lindsey Buckingham on vocals and guitar; it would be the band’s first #1 album, peaking at the top of the US charts and staying in the Top […]

July 11, 1977: A new punk club called The Vortex opened on Wardour Street in London. Siouxise and The Banshees, Adam and The Ants, The Slits and Sham 69 played on the opening night. Paul Weller of The Jam would later write a song about getting beaten up at The Vortex called, "A Bomb on […]

July 11, 1969: David Bowie's second album, called "David Bowie" is released on the Philips Record label. The album would be called "Man of Words/Man of Music" when it was released by Mercury Records in the US. Although the album's opening track, "Space Oddity" had been a hit single, the album itself did not make […]

July 11, 2014: Drummer and producer Tommy Ramone of The Ramones died in New York City following unsuccessful treatment for bile duct cancer; he was the last surviving original member of the band. Tommy was 65 years old. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

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