Today in rock history

Today in Rock History is a music orientated segment where we would like to encourage readers to share their thoughts and tastes in music and discus the various aspects of any music topic. This post is not limited to? rock music. You are encouraged to bring anything music related along that you would like to share, either by typing the name of a song and artist into the comments section or by sharing a youtube, vimeo, spotify or soundcloud link. If you are unsure how to add a link, simply write the name of the song and the composer and someone may very well do it for you.

Music is a huge part of peoples lives even if we aren’t all music enthusiasts. Music is all around us in advertising, background noise in shops and on the streets. It’s inescapable when you have teenagers but for most of us it is a huge part (if not a ritual) of our lives that we feel close to.

So kick back and enjoy Nechtan’s Today in Rock History playlist and see what new gems you discover.

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1950, Peter Frampton songwriter, singer and guitarist with The Herd, Humble Pie and solo.

Born today in 1951, Paul Carrack songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist with Ace, Rocky Music, Squeeze, Mike + The Mechanics and solo.

Today in 1965,?The Beatles?went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with ‘?Ticket To Ride?.

Today in 1966, The Troggs released “Wild Thing”.

Today in 1972, Deep Purple went to number 1 on the UK album chart with ?Machine Head?.

Died today in 2013, songwriter, singer and guitarist Richie Havens aged 72. He was the opening act at Woodstock.

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