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Marisol
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Here we are going to list all Rock History Events that we know of.

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What others do you know of?


   
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August 22, 1917
Birth of John Lee Hooker.

August 22, 1947
Birth of Donna Godchaux (singer of The Grateful Dead).

August 22, 1948
Birth of David Marks (guitarist of The Beach Boys).

August 22, 1956. Elvis Presley begins filming the movie "The Reno Brothers".

August 22, 1961
Birth of Debbi Peterson (drummer for The Bangles).

August 22, 1967
Birth of Layne Staley (Alice in Chains singer).

August 22, 1968
Birth of Anne Nurmi (keyboardist for Lacrimosa).

August 22, 1968
The Beatles would record the theme "Back in The USSR".

August 22, 1980
Queen's single "Another One Bites The Dust" is released in the UK.

August 22, 1986. The movie "Stand By Me" opens in theaters.

August 22, 2018
Death Vinnie Paul, drummer for Pantera.

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John Lee Hooker... Wow!! Genious!!! Cool  


   
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@marisol pure history!


   
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August 26 1936
After some Duke Elllington music, Helen McKay sings "Here's Looking At You," the first song ever broadcast on television.
 
August 26 1940
Rocker Nik Turner (of Hawkwind) is born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.
 
August 26 1960
Jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis is born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, to a family of musicians. He played sax and miscellaneous percussion on Sting's 1985 solo debut, The Dream of the Blue Turtles.
 
August 26 1966
Dan Vickrey (lead guitarist for Counting Crows) is born in Walnut Creek, California.
 
August 26 1966
Birth of Shirley Manson (Garbage singer).
 
August 26 1967
Bobbie Gentry's "Ode To Billy Joe" hits #1 in America for the first of four weeks.
 
August 26 1967
The Beatles follow their favorite new lecturer, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, to University College in Bangor, North Wales, along with Mick Jagger and his girlfriend Marianne Faithfull. After his lecture the group holds a press conference to announce that they've become his disciples in the "Spiritual Regeneration Movement" and officially renounced the use of all drugs.
 
August 26 1968
In America, The Beatles release the Paul McCartney-penned "Hey Jude" with John Lennon's "Revolution" on the B-side. It hits #1 a month later and stays for nine weeks, longer than any other song in 1968.
 
August 26 1969
Elvis Presley cracks himself up during his concert in Las Vegas when he changes a lyric to "Are You Lonesome Tonight," singing, "Do you gaze at your bald head and wish you had hair?"
 
August 26 1970
After an all-night jam, The Allman Brothers' Duane Allman asks Eric Clapton if he can attend the recording sessions for his new group, Derek and the Dominos. Clapton agrees, only on the condition that Allman also play on the sessions.
 
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August 26 1970
Release of the album "Historic Performances Recorded at the Monterey International Pop Festival" Jimmi Hendrix.
 
August 26 1970
Jimmi Hendrix performs for the last time in public, at the Isle of White Festival.
 
August 26 1978
Frankie Valli's "Grease," the title track to the blockbuster film, hits #1 in America.
 
August 26 1983
The film Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, starring David Bowie, opens in New York City.
 
August 26 2007
The Rolling Stones wrap up their A Bigger Bang tour at the O2 Arena in London. The tour lasted two years and sets a new record with a gross of $558 million.
 
August 26 2008
Motörhead's "Motörizer" album release.
 
August 26 2016
Release of the album "The Best Of The Atlantic Years" by Twisted Sister.
 
August 26 2016
Kiss "Kiss Rocks Vegas" album release.

   
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August 30, 1935
Birth of John Phillips (leader of The Mamas & The Papas).
 
August 30, 1965
Release of the album "Highway Revisited" by Bob Dylan.
 
August 30, 1969
Release of the album "Santana" by Carlos Santana.
 
August 30, 1969
Janis Joplin performs at the Texas International Pop Festival.
 
August 30, 1969
The second edition of the Isle of Wight Festival is held at Wootton Bridge. Featuring performances by the Moody Blues, The Nice, The Band, Joe Cocker, Bob Dylan, Free, The Pretty Things, The Who, Mighty Baby, and many more.
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August 30, 1969
The group Earth changes its name to Black Sabbath and offers its first concert under that name in Workington, England.
 
August 30, 1977
The recording of the first album of the hard rock group Van Halen begins at Sunset Sound Studios in Hollywood.
 
August 30, 1977
Birth of Jens Ludwig (guitarist for Edguy).
 
August 30, 1993
Alice In Chains' single Down In A Hole is out.
 
August 30, 1993
Nirvana publish the single Heart Shaped Box. It would be the advance single from In Utero, the latest studio work by the Seattle group.
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August 30, 1995
Sterling Morrison (53 years old) guitarist of the group The Velvet Underground dies.
 
August 30, 2005
Release of the album "Live at The Gaslight 1962" by Bob Dylan.
 
August 30, 2011
Release of Scott Weiland's solo album called A Compilation of Scott Weiland Cover Songs.
 
August 30, 2013
Nine Inch Nails album Hesitation Marks released.
 
August 30, 2019
Release of the Fear Inoculum album by Tool.

   
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Love to read about rock/metal history dates 😄🖤


   
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August 31, 1944
Birth of Roger Dean, British artist and album cover designer (Yes; Osibia; Asia), born in Ashford, Kent, England.

August 31, 1945
Birth of (George Ivan)"Van" Morrison, Northern Irish singer-songwriter (Astral Weeks; "Moondance"; "Brown-Eyed Girl"), born in Bloomfield, Belfast.

August 31, 1948
Birth of Rudolf Schenker, German rock guitarist (Scorpions - "Virgin Killer"), born in Hildesheim, Germany.

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August 31, 1948
Birth of Ricky Gardiner, Scottish rock guitarist (David Bowie - Low; Iggy Pop - Lust for Life), and composer, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 2022)

August 31, 1961
Birth of David Chastain, American heavy metal guitarist (Chastain - Rule of Wasteland), born in Atlanta, Georgia.

August 31, 1963
Birth of Richard "Reb" Beach, American heavy metal guitarist (Winger; Whitesnake), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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August 31, 1968
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Eye magazine reports a John Lennon and Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on the cover.

August 31, 1973
Album Release: "Goats Head Soup" by The Rolling Stones.

August 31, 1999
Album Release: "Risk" by Megadeth.


   
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Lot of history 🤘🤘🤘🤘


   
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September 3, 1984

Iron Maiden releases their fifth album titled Powerslave.

 

September 3, 1942

Al Jardine, one of the founding members of the mythical group The Beach Boys, was born.

 

September 3, 1955

Sex Pistols co-founder and guitarist Steve Jones was born.

 

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September 3, 1990

Judas Priest releases their Painkiller album.

 

September 03, 1968

George Harrison begins the recording of the song "While my guitar weep softly"

 

September 03,1968

Ringo returns to The Beatles after leaving them fue to frustration during the White Album sessions. He finds his drum kit covered in flowers, upon return.

 

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September 3, 1991

Rush releases their 14th studio album, Roll the Bones.

 

September 03, 1993

The first live album of the band Dream Theater called ''Live At The Marquee'' is released.

 

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September 03, 1992

David Bowie graced the cover of Architectural Digest magazine. He was the first human to appear on the cover in 4 years.

 

 

 
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@marisol Party


   
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Such an epic album is Powerslave


   
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September 4, 1954

To coincide with the release of his second Sun single, "Good Rockin' Tonight", Elvis Presley, along with Bill Black and Scotty Moore, make their first appearance at The Grand Old Opry. Audience reaction is so poor, the Opry's manager Jim Denny suggests that Elvis go back to driving a truck.
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September 04, 1962
Beatles record "How Do You Do It" at EMI
 
September 04, 1964
The Animals play America for the first time with a show at New York's Paramount Theatre.
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September 04, 1965
While The Who shop for a guard dog, their van and $10,000 worth of equipment is stolen.
 
September 04,1968
Street Fighting Man" by The Rolling Stones is banned in Chicago and some other cities as local officials fear it will incite riots.
 
September 04, 1968
The Beatles play to a live audience for the first time in two years when they record promotional films for "Hey Jude" and "Revolution" at Twickenham Studios in front of an audience of about 100. It goes so well, they decide to make a documentary, which becomes Let It Be.
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September 04, 1970
The Rolling Stones release Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!
 
September 4, 1971
Paul McCartney scores his second solo, number one hit in the US with "Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey". Paul would later explain that "Uncle Albert" was based on his real-life uncle. "He's someone I recall fondly and when the song was coming, it was like a nostalgia thing... As for Admiral Halsey, he's one of yours, an American admiral", referring to Admiral William "Bull" Halsey.
 
September 4, 1980
A new version of Yes, with Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes and Trevor Horn, sell out a three night stand at New York's 19,000 seat Madison Square Garden.
 
September 4, 1982
Just as its six week run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 was ending, "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor climbs to number one in the UK for the first of four weeks.
 
September 04, 1995
Jethro Tull, Roots to Branches
 
 

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September 04, 1996

In the MTV Video Music Awards:
David Lee Roth appeared with Van Halen on a stage for the first time since 1984. They didn't perform, but they gave out the Best Male Video Award to Beck for "Where It's At."
To close out the show, Kiss, then in the midst of the highly successful reunion tour of the original lineup, performed "Rock and Roll All Nite" at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge.
 
September 04, 2007
The Bob Dylan "biographical" movie, I'm Not There: Suppositions On A Film Concerning Dylan, premieres at the Venice (Italy) Film Festival.
 
September 4, 2015
Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards summed up what a lot of Classic Rock lovers have always felt when he told The New York Daily News that Rap was for "tone deaf people." He went on to say "All they need is a drum beat and somebody yelling over it and they're happy. There's an enormous market for people who can't tell one note from another.

   
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@marisol The appearance of David Lee Roth on stage with Van Halen led to a planned reunion being cancelled. David and Eddie got in a fight backstage over his onstage antics. They never got along well on a personal level.


   
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@unholytyrant  Yeah! Too much talent and ego in a single room can be dangerous 😝


   
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