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    HC's Rock Rewind — June 10 - 23

    By Team HC |

    HC's Rock Rewind

    A look back at the past two weeks in Rock History

     

    by  Anne Erickson

     

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    Week of June 10th - June  16th

     

    From  the release of Nirvana's debut Bleach album to the death of Ray Charles. Read on for some major events, historic record releases and births and deaths happening June 10 through 16.  

     

     

    Events 

     

    1965 – Sonny and Cher appear on U.S. television for the first time singing "Just You" on ABC-TV's American Bandstand. 

    1965 – Paul McCartney records “Yesterday,” and a string quartet is added later. The Beatles tune would become the most covered song in music history. 

    1965 – Bob Dylan records the legendary track “Like a Rolling Stone” in New York City at Columbia Recording Studios. 

    1967 – The first Monterey International Pop Festival kicks off in Monterey, California, featuring the Who, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, Janis Joplin and more. 

    1969 – The Rolling Stones introduce their new guitarist, Mick Taylor, to the world at a press conference in London’s Hyde Park. 

    1972 – The Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main Street reaches No. 1 on the charts. 

    1973 – Grand Funk records "We're An American Band." 

    1980 – Led Zeppelin start what will mark heir final tour with a gig in Dortmund, Germany. 

    1996 – Producer George Martin is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. 

    2002 – Mick Jagger is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. 

    2009 – At the Bonnaroo festival, Beastie Boys perform together for the final time. Adam Yauch (MCA) is soon diagnosed with cancer. 

     

    Releases  

     

    Chuck Berry, Chuck Berry is on Top, 1959 

    Iron Butterfly, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, 1968 

    Captain Beefheart, Trout Mask Replica, 1969 

    Grand Funk Railroad, Closer to Home, 1970 

    Emerson Lake & Palmer, Tarkus, 1971 

    Roxy Music, Roxy Music, 1972 

    Joe Walsh, The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get, 1973 

    Steve Miller Band, Abracadabra, 1982 

     

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    Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas Flood, 1983 

    Ringo Starr, Old Wave, 1983 

    Nirvana, Bleach, 1989 

    Pete Townshend, Psychoderelict, 1993 

    Alanis Morissette, Jagged Little Pill, 1995 

    Rush, Clockwork Angels, 2012 

     

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    Deaths

     

    Ray Charles – June 10, 2004

    James Honeyman-Scott – June 16, 1982 

    Henry Mancini – June 14, 1994 

    Kristen Pfaff of Hole – June 16, 1994 

    Rory Gallagher – June 14, 1995 

    Ella Fitzgerald – June 15, 1996

    Bob Bogle of the Ventures – June 14, 2009 

    Jimmy Dean – June 13, 2010 

    Clarence Clemons – June 18, 2011 

    Casey Kasem – June 15, 2014 

     

     

     

    Births

     

    Chester Burnett (aka Howlin' Wolf) – June 10, 1910

    Kim Deal (The Pixies) – June 10, 1961

    Jimmy Chamberlin (Smashing Pumpkins) – June 10, 1964

    John Lawton (Uriah Heep) – June 11, 1946

    Frank Beard (ZZ Top) – June 11, 1949

    Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick) – June 12, 1950

    Brad Delp (Boston) – June 12, 1951

    Junior Walker – June 14, 1931 

    Waylon Jennings – June 15, 1937 

    Harry Nilsson – June 15, 1941 

    Marv Tarplin – June 13, 1941

    Spooner Oldham – June 14, 1943 

    Chris Spedding – June 17, 1944 

    Rod Argent – June 14, 1945 

    Noddy Holder of Slade – June 15, 1946 

    Greg Rolie of Santana and Journey – June 17, 1947 

    Alan White of Yes – June 14, 1949 

     

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    Bun E. Carlos of Cheap Trick – June 12, 1951 

    Brad Delp of Boston – June 12, 1951  

    Meredith Brooks – June 12, 1951  

    Bardi Martin of Candlebox – June 12, 1969 

    Kenny Wayne Shepherd – June 12, 1977  

    Nathan Followill of Kings of Leon – June 16, 1979 

     

     

     

    Week of June  17th - 23th

     

    This week in rock music has been marked by an abundance of memorable events. A breakthrough in recording technology was introduced, David Bowie recorded his first big hit, the birth of the one and only Paul McCartney, and a beloved Beatle performed his 3,000 live show. Read on for a look back at other significant moments that shaped rock and roll during this historically eventful week.

     

    Events

     

    1948 – The Columbia record label announces a technological breakthrough – specifically, a vinyl “long playing” record that can hold up to 23 minutes of music on each side.

    1962 – Nat King Cole records “Ramblin’ Rose.”

    1963 – The Sufaris release their classic, “Wipe Out.”

    1966 – The Beatles kick off their final world tour, starting in Munich, Germany.

    1967 – The Beatles record “All You Need is Love.”

    1968 – The Jeff Beck Group, featuring Rod Stewart as lead singer, stage their first show in America, performing at the Fillmore East in New York City.

    1969 – David Bowie records “Space Oddity.” Bowie was inspired to write the song after seeing the 1968 classic film, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

     

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    1971 – Carole King’s Tapestry album reaches the Number One spot the U.S. album chart, and remains there for the next 15 weeks.

    1972 – Smokey Robinson appears onstage with The Miracles for the last time.

    1975 – Guitarist Ritchie Blackmore quits Deep Purple in order to form his new band, Rainbow.

    1979 – Supertramp’s Breakfast in America album tops the U.S. charts.

    1980 – Donna Summer becomes the first artist to be signed to Geffen Records.

    1981 – Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen and Walter Becker announce they are splitting up to pursue solo projects.

    1987 – Motley Crue kick off their “Girls, Girls, Girls” tour with Whitesnake as opening act. Later in the tour, an up-and-coming band called Guns N’ Roses replace Whitesnake in that slot.

    1990 – Little Richards gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    2004 – Paul McCartney performs his 3,000th live show, staging the concert in St. Petersburg, Russia.

     

     

    Releases

      

    1965 – The Byrds: Mr. Tambourine Man

    1967 – Small Faces: Small Faces

    1968 – John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers: Bare Wires

    1969 – The Jeff Beck Group: Beck-Ola

    1969 – Johnny Winter: Johnny Winter

    1969 – Alice Cooper: Pretties for You

    1969 – Procol Harum: A Salty Dog

    1971 – Joni Mitchell: Blue

    1971 – Todd Rundgren: Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren

    1972 – Jethro Tull: Living in the Past

    1973 – Chicago: Chicago VI

    1974 – The Beach Boys: Endless Summer

    1975 – Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Tonight’s the Night

    1975 – Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention: One Size Fits All

    1976 – Alice Cooper: Alice Cooper Goes to Hell

    1978 – Foreigner: Double Vision

    1980 – The Rolling Stones: Emotional Rescue

    1980 – Bob Dylan: Saved

    1981 – The Replacements: Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash

    1982 – ABC: The Lexicon of Love

     

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    1984 – Glenn Frey: The Allnighter

    1984 – Prince & The Revolution: Purple Rain

    1985 – Motley Crue: Theatre of Pain

    1988 – Jimmy Page: Outrider

    1988 – Saxon: Destiny

    1988 – Iggy Pop: Instinct

    1989 – Mr. Big: Mr. Big

    1991 – Bonnie Raitt: Luck of the Draw

    1993 – Liz Phair: Exile in Guyville

    1995 – Michael Jackson: HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book 1

    2001 – The Cult: Beyond Good and Evil

    2004 – Motorhead: Inferno

    2010 – Lynyrd Skynyrd: Live from Freedom Hall

    2011 – Bon Iver: Bon Iver

    2012 – Fiona Apple: The Idler Wheel

     

    Deaths

     

    Karl Mueller of Soul Asylum – June 17, 2005 

    Judy Garland – June 22, 1969

    Fred Astaire – June 22, 1987

    Jesse Ed Davis – June 22, 1988

    John Lee Hooker – June 21, 2001

     

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    Duane Roland (Molly Hatchet) – June 19, 2006

    Claydes Charles Smith (Kool & The Gang) – June 20, 2006

    Slim Whitman – June 19, 2013

    Bobby “Blue” Bland – June 23, 2013

    Gerry Goffin – June 19, 2014

    Ralph Stanley – June 23, 2016

     

     

     

    Births

     

    Danny Cedrone (Bill Haley & His Comets) – June 20, 1920

    Chet Atkins – June 20, 1924

    June Carter Cash – June 23, 1929

    Mickie Most – June 20, 1936

    Kris Kristofferson – June 22, 1936

     

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    Stu Sutcliffe – June 23, 1940

    Robert Hunter – June 23, 1941

    Sir Paul McCartney - June 18, 1942

    Elaine “Spanky” McFarlane – June 19, 1942

    Brian Wilson – June 20, 1942

    Ray Davies – June 21, 1944

    Peter Asher – June 22, 1944

    Joey Molland (Badfinger) – June 21, 1947

    Howard Kaylan (The Turtles) – June 22, 1947

    Nick Drake – June 19, 1948

    Todd Rundgren – June 22, 1948

     

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    Lionel Richie – June 20, 1949

    Ann Wilson (Heart) – June 19, 1950

    Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) – June 21, 1950

    Nils Lofgren – Jun 21, 1951

    Cyndi Lauper – June 22, 1953

    Michael Anthony (Van Halen) – June 20, 1954

    Gary Beers (INXS) – June 22, 1957

    Alan Anton (Cowboy Junkies) – June 22, 1959

    John Taylor (Duran Duran) – June 20, 1960

    Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth) – June 23, 1962

    Brandon Flowers (The Killers) – June 21, 1981

     

    -HC- 

     

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    anneericksonthumb-6b75d5e8.jpg.5e455685b67432b5427de84a72ee4b4f.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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