Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1941 singer and songwriter Roy Head.

Born today in 1944, James ?Jimmy? Page producer, songwriter and guitarist with The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin and solo.

Born today in 1948, Cassie Gaines?backing singer with Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Born today in 1948,?Paul King guitar, banjo,?kazoo?and?jug with Mungo Jerry.

Born today in 1950, David Johansen songwriter and singer with The New York Dolls.

Today in 1965,?The Beatles went to number 1 on the US album chart with ?Beatles? 65?.

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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