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 1942, session drummer James Keltner?who has recorded with many acts, and the drummer with The Traveling Wilburys.


Born today in 1947, Peter Ham?singer, songwriter and guitarist with Bad Finger.

Born today in 1947, Gordon Haskell songwriter, singer and bassist with The Fleur de Lys, King Crimson and solo.

Born today in 1948, Catherine ?Kate? Pierson songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist with The B-52’s.

Born today in 1949, Clive Taylor bassist with Amen Corner.

Born today in 1951, Paul “Ace” Frehley?songwriter, singer and guitarist with Kiss and solo.

Died today in 2018, David ?Duck’? Barraclough songwriter and guitarist with The Exponents.

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