Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1948, ?Danny Seraphine?founding member and drummer with Chicago.

Born today in 1949, Hugh Cornwell singer, songwriter and guitar with The Stranglers

Today in 1968, ?The Doors were awarded a Gold record for “Hello, I Love You”.

Today in 1968, ?The Beach Boys?went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with ?Do It Again?.

Born today in 1969, ?Jack Black (Thomas Jacob?Black), actor, comedian and musician with Tenacious D.

Today in 1973, Deep Purple received a Gold record for “Smoke On the Water”.

Today in 1993, ?Billy Joel went to number 1 on the US album charts with “River of Dreams”

Died today in 2014, Glenn Cornick, the original bass player with Jethro Tull, of heart failure aged 67.

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