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HC's Rock Rewind

A look back at the past two weeks in Rock History

 

by Team HC

Week of October 23rd -  29th

 

The final week of October brings a bevy of major musical milestones, from the Halloween-appropriate first-ever Ozzfest to the release of The Who's Quadrophenia. Read on for a collection of events, historic record releases and notable births and deaths happening October 23 through October 29.

 

 

Events

 

1962 - The Beatles give their first radio interview on Radio Clatterbridge near Liverpool.

1962 - The Rolling Stones recorded their first demo, featuring three covers by Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and Jimmy Reed.

1963 - The Beatles head to Sweden on their first foreign tour.

1964 - The Rolling Stones make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show performing "Around and Around" and "Time is on My Side." Oh, and a riot breaks out.

1970 - Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin III reaches No. 1.

1976 - Led Zeppelin perform on American television for the first time when they rock Don Kirshner's Rock Concert.

1996 - The first Ozzfest takes place as a two-day festival in Phoenix, Arizona, and Devore, California.

2001 - R.E.M. performs a surprise gig at Crocodile Cafe in Seattle, owned by guitarist Peter Buck and his wife, Stephanie Dorgan. 

 

 

Releases

 

1966, The Kinks: Face to Face

1967, Ten Years After: Ten Years After

1969, Johnny Winter: Second Winter

1973, The Who: Quadrophenia

 

 

 

1977, Sex Pistols: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols

1978, Rush: Hemispheres

1979, Motörhead: Bomber

1982, Prince: 1999

1983, Bob Dylan: Infidels

1984, Deep Purple: Perfect Strangers

 

 

 

1985, ZZ Top: Afterburner

1995, Ozzy Osbourne: Ozzmosis

1995, The Smashing Pumpkins: Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

 

1998, R.E.M.: Up

1999, Incubus: Make Yourself

2000, Linkin Park: Hybrid Theory

2001, Bush, Golden State 

2007, Eagles: Long Road Out of Eden

2007, Exodus, The Atrocity Exhibition...Exhibit A

 

 

Deaths

 

Duane Allman - October 29, 1971

Steve Took (T Rex) - October 27, 1980

Tom Dowd (producer) - October 24, 2002

Lou Reed - October 27, 2013

Alvin Stardust - October 23, 2014

Jack Bruce - October 25, 2014


   

Births

 

Bill Wyman - October 24, 1936

Denny Laine (The Moody Blues) - October 29, 1944

Jerry Edmonton (Steppenwolf) - October 24, 1946

Peter Green - October 29, 1946

Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest) - October 25, 1948

Garry Tallent (E Street Band) - October 27, 1949

Bootsy Collins (Parliament) - October 26, 1951

K. Downing (Judas Priest) - October 27, 1951

Desmond Child (songwriter) - October 28, 1953

"Weird Al" Yankovic - October 23, 1959

Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) - October 25, 1962

Robert Trujillo (Metallica, Suicidal Tendencies), October 23, 1964

Keith Urban - October 26, 1967

Scott Weiland - October 27, 1967

Ben Harper - October 28, 1969

Neil Fallon (Clutch) - October 25, 1971

Ben Gillies (Silverchair) - October 24, 1979

 

 

 

 

 

Week of October 30th - November  5th

 

It's the week of Halloween, but there's a lot to celebrate outside of the spooky holiday. From the release of Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" to the birthdays of U2's Larry Mullen and Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis, the tail end of October through early November offers memorable moments in rock music history. Read on for some major events, historic record releases and notable births and deaths happening October 30 through November 5. 

 

Events 

 

1961 - Bob Dylan rocks Carnegie Chapter Hall in New York City for the first time.

1967 - The Stooges perform live for the first time at a Detroit, Michigan, Halloween bash.

1998 - The original members of Black Sabbath get back together for a special, one-off performance on Late Show with David Letterman.

1997 - Jane's Addiction get back together for a Halloween concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York.

1998 – Kiss sets off on their Psycho Circus tour with a Halloween gig in Los Angeles.

2005 - Black Sabbath is inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame by none other than Queen’s Brian May.

2016 - The Cubs are in the World Series for the first time since 1945, and Eddie Vedder - a major Cubs fan - leads the crowd in "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the seventh-inning stretch.

 


Releases  

 

Led Zeppelin, Immigrant Song, 1970

Pink Floyd, Meddle, 1971

Hall & Oates, Abandoned Luncheonette, 1973

Ringo Starr, Ringo, 1973

 

 

 

Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody, 1975

The Police, Outlandos d'Amour, 1978

George Harrison, Wonderwall Music, 1968

Bad Religion, No Control, 1989

Bon Jovi, Keep the Faith, 1992

 


 

 

Nirvana, MTV Unplugged in New York, 1994

The Beach Boys, The Pet Sounds Sessions, 1997

Beck, Mutations, 1998

John Lennon, John Lennon Anthology, 1998

U2, The Best of 1980–1990, 1998

 

 

 

Lenny Kravitz, Lenny, 2001

The Rolling Stones, Live Licks, 2004

The Eagles, Long Road Out of Eden, 2007

 

Births

 

Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane), October 30, 1946

Chris Slade, October 30, 1946

Gavin Rossdale, October 30, 1965

Tom Paxton, October 31, 1937

Larry Mullen (U2), October 31, 1961

Johnny Marr (The Smiths), October 31, 1963

Adam Horovitz (Beastie Boys), October 31, 1966

Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne), October 31, 1967

Vanilla Ice, October 31, 1968

Linn Berggren (Ace of Base), October 31, 1970

Ronald Bell (Kool and the Gang), November 1, 1951

Lyle Lovett, November 1, 1957

Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers), November 1, 1962

Rick Allen (Def Leppard), November 1, 1963

Alex James (Blur), November 1, 1968

Dave Pegg (Jethro Tull, Fairport Convention), November 2, 1947

Carter Beauford (The Dave Matthews Band), November 2, 1957

Bobby Dall (Poison), November 2, 1963

Reginald Arvizu (KoRn), November 2, 1969

Nick Simper (Johnny Kidd and the Pirates, Deep Purple), November 3, 1946

Adam Ant, November 3, 1954

Scherrie Payne (of The Supremes), November 4, 1944

Van Stephenson (Blackhawk) November 4, 1953

James Honeyman-Scott (The Pretenders) November 4, 1956

Jeff Scott Soto (Journey, Yngwie Malmsteen band) November 4, 1965

Puff Daddy November 4, 1969

Gram Parsons (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers), November 5, 1946

Don McDougall (The Guess Who), November 5, 1948

David Moyse (Air Supply), November 5, 1957

David Bryson (Counting Crows), November 5, 1961

Mike Score (A Flock Of Seagulls), November 5, 1967

Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead), November 5, 1971

Ryan Adams, November 5, 1974

Kevin Jonas (The Jonas Brothers), November 5, 1987

 

 


Deaths

 

Steve O'Rourke (Pink Floyd manager), October 30, 2003

Bobby Parker, October 31, 2013

Mississippi John Hurt, November 2, 1966

Fred "Sonic" Smith (The Sonics, MC5), November 4, 1994

Johnny Horton, November 5, 1960

Bobby Nunn (The Coasters) November 5, 1986

Fred 'Sonic' Smith (MC5) November 5, 1994

Billy Guy (The Coasters) November 5, 2002

Bobby Hatfield (The Righteous Brothers) November 5, 2003

 

 

 

 

  

  

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