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    HC's Rock Rewind — July 22 - August 4

    By Team HC |

    HC's Rock Rewind

    A look back at the past two weeks in Rock History

     

    by Team HC

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    Week of July 22nd - 28th

     

    This week in rock history, Bob Dylan suffered an accident that sent him into seclusion, Mick Jagger made his acting debut, and one of rock’s greatest power trio’s staged their debut performance. Read on for a look back at other significant moments that shaped rock and roll during this historically eventful week. 

     

     

    Events

     

    1957 – Jerry Lee Lewis appears on national TV for the first time, performing “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” on the NBC program The Steve Allen Show.

    1964 – Marvin Gaye records “How Sweet it is To Be Loved By You,” a track penned by the prolific Motown songwriting team of Holland-Dozier-Holland.

    1965 – The Beach Boys record “California Girls.”

    1965 – The Beatles second movie, Help!, premieres at the Pavilion Theatre in London.

    1966 – The Monkees record “Last Train to Clarksville,” a track written by the songwriting team of Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart.

    1966 – Bob Dylan is injured in a motorcycle accident. A period of virtual seclusion ensues for roughly nine months following the accident.

    1966 – Cream make their concert debut, staging a performance in Manchester, England.

    1966 – The Troggs’ version of “Wild Thing” tops the U.S. singles chart.

    1968 – The Jackson 5 sign a one-year contract with Motown.

    1970 – Mungo Jerry’s “In the Summertime” appears on the US singles chart.

    1972 – Gilbert O’Sullivan’s “Alone Again (Naturally)” tops the U.S. singles chart. The ballad will hold go on to hold that spot for six non-consecutive weeks.

    1970 – Mick Jagger makes his acting debut in the film Ned Kelly.

    1973 – Grand Funk Railroad release “We’re an American Band.”

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    1974 – Lynyrd Skynyrd release “Sweet Home Alabama.”

    1976 – Three Dog Night perform their final concert, staging a show in San Francisco. An attempted 1981 reunion proves to be short-lived.

    1980 – Eric Carr makes his debut as new drummer for Kiss.

    2006 – The first guitar owned by Paul McCartney is sold at auction for approximately $500,000.

    2010 – John Fogerty performs his classic hit “Centerfield” at the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony. He also donates a guitar shaped like a baseball bat to the Hall.

    2015 – The Eagles play the final date of their “History of the Eagles” tour. Sadly, Glenn Frey passes away just six months later.

     

     

    Releases 

     

    1966 – The Troggs:  From Nowhere

    1967 – The Yardbirds:  Little Games

    1968 – The Moody Blues:  In Search of the Lost Chord

    1968 – Cream: Wheels of Fire

    1968 – Deep Purple: Shades of Deep Purple

     

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    1969 – Yes:  Yes

    1969 – Leslie West:  Mountain

    1970 – Yes:  Time and a Word

    1970 – Creedence Clearwater Revival:  Cosmo’s Factory

    1970 – James Gang: James Gang Rides Again

    1972 – Mott the Hoople:  All The Young Dudes

    1972 – Argent:  All Together Now

    1972 – Captain Beyond:  Captain Beyond

    1972 – Van Morrison:  Saint Dominic’s Preview

    1972 – Curtis Mayfield: Super Fly

    1972 – Foghat: Foghat

    1972 – Johnny Nash: I Can See Clearly Now

    1973 – New York Dolls:  New York Dolls

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    1973 – ZZ Top:  Tres Hombres

    1973 – Lou Reed:  Berlin

    1973 – Steely Dan: Countdown to Ecstasy

    1974 – Eric Clapton:  461 Ocean Boulevard

    1974 – James Gang: Miami

    1974 – Sly & the Family Stone: Small Talk

    1975 – Black Sabbath:  Sabotage

    1975 – Poco:  Head Over Heels

    1976 – Pure Prairie League:  Dance

    1976 – Graham Parker and the Rumour:  Howlin’ Wind

    1976 – Al Stewart:  Year of the Cat

    1979 – AC/DC:  Highway to Hell

    1979 – Rainbow:  Down to Earth

    1980 – AC/DC:  Back in Black

    1981 – Debbie Harry:  KooKoo

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    1981 – Stevie Nicks:  Bella Donna

    1983 – Metallica:  Kill ‘Em All

    1984 – Metallica:  Ride the Lightning

    1986 – R.E.M:  Lifes Rich Pageant

    1987 – 10,000 Maniacs:  In My Tribe

    1989 – Alice Cooper:  Trash

    1991 – Widespread Panic:  Widespread Panic

    1992 – Morrissey:  Your Arsenal

    1993 – Smashing Pumpkins:  Siamese Dream

    1993 -- Steve Vai:  Sex & Religion

    1996 – Sublime:  Sublime

    1997 – Teenage Fanclub: Songs from Northern Britain

    1999 – Bree Sharp:  A Cheap and Evil Girl

    1999 – The Verve Pipe:  The Verve Pipe

    2002 – Linkin Park:  Reanimation

    2002 – Bruce Springsteen:  The Rising

    2006 – Tom Petty:  Highway Companion

    2008 – Alice Cooper:  Along Came a Spider

    2009 – George Thorogood & the Destroyers:  The Dirty Dozen

     

     

    Deaths

     

    Cass Elliot – July 29, 1974

    Big Mama Thornton – July 25, 1984

    Mary Wells – July 26, 1992

    Eddie Guzman (Rare Earth) – July 29, 1993

    Charlie Rich – July 25, 1995

    Eddie Hinton – July 28, 1995

    Tal Farlow – July 25, 1998

    Jerome Smith (K.C. and the Sunshine Band) – July 28, 2000

    Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd) – July 27, 2001

    John Entwistle – July 27, 2002

    Erik Braunn (Iron Butterfly) – July 25, 2003

    Sam Phillips – July 30, 2003

    Amy Winehouse – July 23, 2011

    Dan Peek (America) – July 24, 2011

    J.J. Cale – July 26, 2013

     

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     Dick Wagner – July 30, 2014

     

     

    Births

     

    Buddy Guy – July 30, 1936

    George Clinton – July 22, 1940

    Manuel Charlton (Nazareth) – July 25, 1941

    Darlene Love – July 26, 1941

    Paul Anka – July 30, 1941

    Dobie Gray – July 26, 1942

    Tony Joe White – July 23, 1943

    Andy Mackay (Roxy Music) – July 23, 1946

    Don Henley – July 22, 1947

    David Essex – July 23, 1947

    Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls) – July 22, 1963

    Slash – July 23, 1965

    Alison Krauss – July 23, 1971

    Rufus Wainwright – July 22, 1973

    Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds) – July 25, 1943

    Mick Jagger – July 26, 1943

    Mike Bloomfield – July 28, 1943

    Bobbie Gentry – July 27, 1944

    Rick Wright – July 28, 1945

    Jose Chepito Areas (Santana) – July 25, 1946

    Jonathan Edwards – July 28, 1946

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    Steve Goodman – July 25, 1948

    Gerald Casale (Devo) – July 28, 1948

    Roger Taylor (Queen) – July 26, 1949

    Simon Kirke (Free, Bad Company) – July 28, 1949

    Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire) – July 25, 1951

    Steve Morse – July 28, 1954

    Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) – July 25, 1958

    Karl Mueller (Soul Asylum) – July 27, 1962

    Juliana Hatfield – July 27, 1967

    Pete Yorn – July 27, 1974

     

    Week of July 29th - August 4th

     

    The first week of August has some major musical milestones, including the release of Def Leppard's mammoth Hysteria and the birthday of Metallica's James Hetfield, and Foo Fighters' Pat Smear, as well as Slash!

     

    Events

     

    1962 - Robert Zimmerman legally makes his name Bob Dylan.

    1963 - The Beatles performs at the Cavern Club in Liverpool for the final time.

    1979 - Led Zeppelin plays the U.K. for the last time. 

    1980 - The Eagles perform a show in Long Beach, California, that is their last show as a band for fourteen years. 

    1980 - Def Leppard opens for AC/DC in New York City, and it's the band's first U.S. live show.

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    1987 - Guns N' Roses being filming their video for “Welcome to the Jungle” in

    Hollywood, California.

    1991 - Pearl Jam performs RKCNDY in Seattle and films the show for the music video for “Alive.”

    1995 - Jamaica issues a commemorative series of postage stamps paying tribute to Bob Marley.

    1996 - MTV starts MTV2.

    2010 - Megadeth main man Dave Mustaine unleashes his autobiography, Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir.

     

    Releases

     

    1966 – The Beatles: Revolver

     

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    1972 – The Eagles: Witchy Woman

    1983 – Alabama: Lady Down on Love

    1987 – Def Leppard: Hysteria

     

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    1989 – George Clinton: The Cinderella Theory

     

    1995 – Megadeth: Hidden Treasures

    1995 – Elliott Smith: Elliott Smith

    1996 – The Black Crowes: Three Snakes and One Charm

    1996 – Fiona Apple: Tidal

    1999 – Robyn Hitchcock: Jewels for Sophia

    2003 – Prince: N.E.W.S.

    2003 – Cheap Trick: Special One

    2006 – Black Stone Cherry: Black Stone Cherry

     

     

    Deaths

    John Locke (Nazareth, Spirit), August 4, 2006

    Luther Perkins (a member of Johnny Cash's backing band), August 5, 1968

    Jeff Porcaro (drummer for Toto), August 5, 1992

     

     

    Births

     

    Geddy Lee – July 29, 1953

    John Sykes (Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy) – July 29, 1959

    Kate Bush – July 30, 1958

    Bill Berry (R.E.M.) - July 31, 1958

    Fatboy Slim, July 31, 1963

    Will Champion (Coldplay) - July 31, 1978

    Shadows (Avenged Sevenfold) - July 31, 1981

    David Sanborn – July 30, 1945

    Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead), August 1, 1942

    Boz Burrell (Bad Company), August 1, 1946

    Tommy Bolin (Deep Purple, the James Gang), August 1, 1951

    Joe Elliot (Def Leppard), August 1, 1959

    Garth Hudson (The Band), August 2, 1937

    Pete De Freitas (Echo And The Bunnymen), August 2, 1961

    Tony Bennett, August 3, 1926

    John Graham (Earth, Wind & Fire), August 3, 1951

    Ed Roland (Collective Soul), August 3, 1963

    James Hetfield (Metallica), August 3, 1963

    Louis Armstrong, August 4, 1901

    Robbin Crosby (Ratt), August 4, 1959

     

     

    -HC- 

     

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    anneericksonthumb-6b75d5e8.jpg.09c87c4a945dd7e893e6ab3baca9e1d8.jpgAnne Erickson holds years of bylines in Gannett Media publications, as well as music magazines Premier Guitar, Guitar Edge and more. She also hosts radio shows with iHeartRadio and has been syndicated in Seattle, Dayton, Central Coast California and beyond. Anne is a loyal Spartan and holds a Master’s degree from MSU. She resides in Lansing, Michigan.A

     

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