HC's Rock Rewind: October 23 - November 5
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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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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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