Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1950, Danny Federici?keyboardist with The E Street Band.

Born today in 1953, Robin Zander?songwriter, singer and rhythm guitarist with Cheap Trick.

Born today in 1959, Earl Falconer?bassist with UB40.

Today in 1976,?David Bowie released his 10th studio album ?Station to Station?.

Died today in 1978, Terry Kath songwriter, singer and guitarist with Chicago by accidentally shooting himself, aged 31.

Died today in 1990, Allen Collins (Larkin Allen Collins) founding member, songwriter, and guitarist with Lynyrd Skynyrd of pneumonia aged 37.

Died today in 2016, Jimmy Bain songwriter and bassist with many acts including Dio and Raninbow of lung cancer aged 68.

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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