Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1935, Alex Harvey songwriter, singer and guitarist with The Sensational Alex Harvey Band.

Born today in 1942, Cory Wells?singer with Three Dog Night.

Born today in 1948, David Denny?guitarist with The Steve Miller Band.

Born today in 1964, Michael ?Duff? McKagan, songwriter and bassist with?Guns N’ Roses?.

Today in 1966, The Rolling Stones released ?19th Nervous Breakdown? in the UK.

Today in 1966, The Beach Boys went to number 1 on the US Cashbox Best Sellers singles chart with “Barbara Ann?.

Today in 1969, The Move went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with ?Blackberry Way?

Today in 1972,?T Rex went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with ?Telegram Sam?.

Today in 1972, Paul Simon released “Mother and Child Reunion”

Today in 1983, Toto went to number 1 on the US singles chart for the first (and only) time with “Africa”.

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