Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1929, Paul Burlison guitarist with The Rock and Roll Trio (aka The Johnny Burnette Trio).

Born today 1941, John Steel?drummer with The Animals.

Born today in 1948, songwriter and singer, Alice Cooper (Vincent Furnier)

Born today in 1951, Phil Ehart songwriter and drummer with Kansas.

Born today in 1952, Jerry Shirley drummer with Humble Pie.

Today in 1977, Fleetwood Mac released their album “Rumours” it would go on to be one the biggest selling albums of rock with over 40 million copies sold worldwide.

Died today in 1982, Alex Harvey songwriter, singer and guitarist with The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, one day short of his 47th birthday.

Died today in 2013, Reg Presley, lead singer with The Troggs, aged 71.

Today in 2017, Black Sabbath played their last concert before disbanding.

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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