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    HC's Rock Rewind — October 28 - November 10

    A look back at the past two weeks in Rock History

    By Team HC | (edited)

     

    Week of October 28 - November 3

    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 28 through November 3.

    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.


    Births

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

    Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane), October 30, 1946

    Chris Slade, October 30, 1946

    Desmond Child (songwriter) - October 28, 1953

    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

    Ben Harper - October 28, 1969

    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

     


    Deaths

     

    Duane Allman - October 29, 1971

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

    Bobby Parker, October 31, 2013

    Mississippi John Hurt, November 2, 1966

     


    Releases

    Led Zeppelin, Immigrant Song, 1970

    Pink Floyd, Meddle, 1971

    Hall & Oates, Abandoned Luncheonette, 1973

    Ringo Starr, Ringo, 1973

    Ringo Starr

    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

    Bon Jovi

    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

    U2

    Lenny Kravitz, Lenny, 2001

    The Rolling Stones, Live Licks, 2004

    The Eagles, Long Road Out of Eden, 2007

     

    Week of November 4 - 10

    One of America’s greatest bands staged their first-ever performance, Paul McCartney launched his “post-Beatles” group, and a legendary British heavy metal band announced their reunion. Read on for a look back at other significant moments that shaped rock and roll during this historically eventful week.

    Events

    1955 – The Everly Brothers record their first studio tracks, putting together four songs at Nashville’s Old Tulane Hotel studios.

    1965 – The Rolling Stones’ “Get Off of My Cloud” tops the charts in the U.S., knocking The Beatles’ “Yesterday” from the Number One spot.

    Rolling Stones

    1967 – The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published. A photo of John Lennon is featured on the cover.

    1968 – Led Zeppelin perform their first-ever London concert, staging a show at the famed venue The Roundhouse.

    Led Zeppelin

    1968 – The Monkees’ cult classic film “Head” is released.

    1968 – Diana Ross leaves the Supremes to launch her solo career.

    1969 – Simon and Garfunkel record “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Future Bread member Larry Knechtel plays piano on the session.

    1970 – Aerosmith stage their debut performance, playing at a high school in Mendon, Massachusetts.

    Aerosmith

    1971 – Cher scores her first Number One single as a solo artist, with “Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves.”

    1971 – Paul McCartney launches his new band, Wings, with a party at London’s Empire Ballroom.

    1973 – Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album tops the charts in America.

    1975 – The Sex Pistols stage their first concert, opening for a band called Bazooka at St. Martin’s School of Art in London. The lead singer for Bazooka will later achieve fame as Adam Ant.

    1975 – David Bowie appears on the American TV variety show, “Cher,” performing “Fame” and singing a medley of songs with the show’s host.

    1977 – Rocker Suzi Quatro makes her debut appearance on the TV show “Happy Days.”

    1986 – Boston’s “Amanda” becomes the band’s only American chart-topper.

    1991 – Izzy Stradlin announces his departure from Guns N’ Roses. Gilby Clarke steps in as his replacement.

    2008 – AC/DC begin a two-week run atop the U.S. album chart with Black Ice, their 15th studio album.

    2011 – The original members of Black Sabbath announce they are reuniting for a new album and tour. Drummer Bill Ward eventually bows out of the projects, but both the album and the tour prove to be a great success.


    Releases

    1967 – The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed

    1967 – Cream: Disraeli Gears

    Cream

    1970 – Badfinger: No Dice

    1971 – Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin IV

    1971 – Genesis: Nursery Cryme

    1972 – Lou Reed: Transformer

    1973 – Billy Joel: Piano Man

    1973 – Santana: Welcome

    1974 – Thin Lizzy: Nightlife

    1974 – Queen: Sheer Heart Attack

    Queen

    1975 – Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Zuma

    1975 – Earth Wind & Fire: Gratitude

    1976 – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

    1976 – Kiss: Rock and Roll Over

    1978 – Bob Marley & The Wailers: Babylon by Bus

    1978 – The Clash: Give ‘Em Enough Rope

    1978 – Queen: Jazz

    1980 -- Motörhead: Ace of Spades

    1981 – The Cars: Shake it Up

    1981 – Rod Stewart: Tonight I’m Yours

    1981 – Ozzy Osbourne: Diary of a Madman

    1981 -- Mötley Crüe: Too Fast for Love

    1983 – Yes: 90125

    1983 – The Rolling Stones: Undercover

    1983 – Billy Idol: Rebel Yell

    1984 – Robert Plant: The Honeydrippers: Volume One

    1985 – Aerosmith: Done with Mirrors

    1988 – R.E.M.: Green

    1989 – Eric Clapton: Journeyman

    1990 – Scorpions: Crazy World

    1991 – Genesis: We Can’t Dance

    1994 – Eagles: Hell Freezes Over (Live/Studio)

    1995 – Aimee Man: I’m with Stupid

    1995 – Queen: Made in Heaven

    1995 – Alice in Chains: Alice in Chains

    1996 – Vic Chesnutt: About to Choke

    1997 – Led Zeppelin: BBC Sessions

    1999 -- Faith Hill: Breathe

    1999 -- Prince: Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic

    2001 – Paul McCartney: Driving Rain

    2002 – The Pretenders: Loose Screw

    2002 – Pearl Jam: Riot Act

    2008 – Taylor Swift: Fearless

    2012 – Aerosmith: Music from Another Dimension!


    Deaths

     

    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

    Billy Murcia (New York Dolls) – Nov. 6, 1972

    Epic Soundtracks – Nov. 6, 1997

    Tommy Tedesco – Nov. 9, 1997

    Hank Thompson – Nov. 6, 2007

    Allen Toussaint – Nov. 10, 2015

    Leonard Cohen – Nov. 7, 2016


    Births

     

    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

    Mary Travers (Peter Paul and Mary) – Nov. 9, 1937

    Guy Clark – Nov. 6, 1941

    Tom Fogerty – Nov. 9, 1941

    Johnny Rivers – Nov. 7, 1942

    Joni Mitchell – Nov. 7, 1943

    Phil May (The Pretty Things) – Nov. 9, 1944

    George Young (The Easybeats) – Nov. 6, 1946

    Roy Wood – Nov. 8, 1946

    Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper) – Nov. 10, 1947

    Greg Lake – Nov. 10, 1947

    Glenn Frey – Nov. 6, 1948

    Bonnie Raitt – Nov. 8, 1949

    Rickie Lee Jones – Nov. 8, 1954

    Tommy Thayer (Kiss) – Nov. 7, 1960

    Cory Glover (Living Color) – Nov. 6, 1964

    Paul Gilbert – Nov. 6, 1966

    Susan Tedeschi – Nov. 9, 1970

    Miranda Lambert – Nov. 10, 1983

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    Anne 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

     

    Edited by Team HC

    Sub Title: A look back at the past two weeks in Rock History
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