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 1945, John Wolters?drummer (73-82, 83-85) with Dr. Hook

Born today in 1952, Charles ?Chuck? Leavell singer, songwriter and keyboards with The Allman Brothers Band and touring/recording work with many other acts.

Born today in 1953, Edwin ?Eddie? Jobson songwriter, keyboardist and violinist with many cats including Curved Air, UK, Roxy Music and Jethro Tull.

Born today in 1956, Jimmy Barnes?(James Swan) singer and songwriter with Cold Chisel and solo.

Today in 1973, ? Dark Side Of The Moon? by Pink Floyd went to number 1 on the US album charts.

Today in 1979, Blondie went to number 1 in the US with ?Heart Of Glass?.

Died today 1981, in a car accident,?Steve Currie bassist with T-Rex aged 33.

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