Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Today in rock history 27th October

1945 – Quicksilver Messenger Service bassist Mark Ryan is born in Jacksonville, Fla. 1949 – Bassist Garry Tallent of the E Street Band is born. 1951 - K.K. Downing-guitarist for Judas Priest is born 1962 – In London, the Rolling Stones make their first recordings at Curly Clayton Studios. 1967 - Scott Weiland-singer for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver is born 1969 – Ringo Starr begins recording his album Sentimental Journey. Following the completion of Abbey Road, he becomes the first Beatle to formally embark on a solo album. 1975 – Bruce Springsteen is featured on the covers of Time and Newsweek simultaneously – the first rock’n’roller to do so. 1980 – Mark David Chapman purchases the five-shot Charter Arms .38 Special he will use to kill John Lennon. 1984 – Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne become the proud parents of a daughter, Kelly. 1996 – In Westwood, Calif., Bruce Springsteen performs at a rally against Proposition 209. If passed, the proposition would end affirmative action in California. 1999 – Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of “South Park.” 2002 – Foo Fighters scored their first UK No.1 album with ‘One By One.’ 2003 – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers receive the Legend award at the 2003 Radio Music Awards, despite Petty’s album The Last DJ slamming the current state of the radio industry. 2003 – Stone Temple Pilot singer Scott Weiland is arrested for DUI in Los Angeles after allegedly driving his BMW into a parked van. 2007 – Keith Richards marched with campaigners protesting against possible Sussex hospital cuts. The Stones guitarist joined 15,000 people for the walk through Chichester to oppose plans which could see St Richard’s Hospital downgraded. 2013 – Lou Reed passed away today

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