Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1946, Doug Ingle?keyboards and vocals with Iron Butterfly.

Born today in 1946 , Bruce Palmer bassist with Buffalo Springfield.

Born today in 1947, Freddy Weller (Wilton Frederick Weller)? songwriter, singer and guitarist with Paul Revere and The Raiders.

Born today in 1952, Dave Stewart guitarist, songwriter and producer with the Eurythmics.

Today in 1963,?The Beatles?went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with ‘?She Loves You?.

Today in 1965, The Rolling Stones went to number 1 in the UK with ??(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction??.

Today in 1971, John Lennon released his album “Imagine”.

Today in 1972, Slade went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with ?Mama Weer All Crazee Now?.

Today in 1972, Jim Croce went to number 1 on the US album chart with ?You Don’t Mess Around With Jim??.

Died today in 2007, Hughie Thomasson singer, songwriter and guitarist with?The Outlaws and?Lynyrd Skynyrd of a heart attack aged 55.

Today in rock history is a daily post where you can come and listen to a compilation of rock songs as put together daily by our very own rock historian, Nechtan, while you catch up on the news of the day here.

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