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    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

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    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

     

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    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

     

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    1985, ZZ Top: Afterburner

    1995, Ozzy Osbourne: Ozzmosis

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

     

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    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

     

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    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

     

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    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

     

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    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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