Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1950, Rickey Medlocke?songwriter, singer and guitarist with Blackfoot and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Today in 1966, Nancy Sinatra went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with ?These Boots Are Made For Walking?.

Today in 1973, War went to number 1 on the US album chart with “The World Is A Ghetto”.

Today in 1973, Free played their final show before disbanding, at Florida’s Hollywood Sportatorium.

Today in 1975, AC/DC released their debut album ?High Voltage? in Australia (it would be re-released internationally with additional/different tracks in 1976)

Today in 1976, The Eagles?released their “Greatest Hits 1971 – 1975” album.

Today in 1979, Blondie?went to number1 on the UK album chart with ?Parallel Lines?.

Died today in 2012, Michael Davis songwriter and bassist with MC5.

Died today in 2014, Bob Casale songwriter,?guitar and keyboardist with Devo.

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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