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 1915, songwriter, singer and guitarist?Johnny Shines.

Born today in 1938, songwriter and guitarist Duane Eddy.

Born today in 1943, Gary Wright singer, songwriter and keyboardist with Spooky Tooth and solo.

Born today in 1945, session/touring keyboardist and singer Mike Finnigan who has recorded/toured with many acts including Jimi Hendrix, Peter Frampton and as a member of The Phantom Blues Band.


Born today in 1951, Nick Garvey guitarist and singer with The Motors.


Died today in 2011, songwriter, singer and guitarist Phoebe Snow?(Phoebe Ann Laub) aged 60.

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