2012 – Cher Lloyd rushes off stage after being struck with a bottle of urine(eeeeeuww) during her V Festival performance in Chelmsford, Essex on This Day in Rock! Cher was singing her second song on the Arena Stage at the Hylands Park venue, when she was hit, but after composing herself she later returned to […]
2012 – Scott McKenzie (born Philip Wallach Blondheim, January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012) died on This Day in Rock Music History! was an American singer. He was best known for his 1967 hit single and generational anthem, “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)”. Scott McKenzie co-wrote “Kokomo” (1988), a […]
2012 – Elton John’s Bassist, Bob (Robert Wayne) Birch, is dead from Suicide on This Day in Rock Music History! Found in LA at 1am, Birch was an accomplished musician having won scholastic awards and playing several instruments including Saxophone and Bass Guitar. He became Elton’s bassist on February 14, 1992. Birch also performed with […]
2012 – Hey Jude Cover band plays at Dimitris for the first time on this day in Rock History!
2012 – Marvin Hamlisch (June 2, 1944 – August 6, 2012) died on This Day in Rock Music History! Birth name Marvin Frederick Hamlisch Born June 2, 1944 New York, New York Died August 6, 2012 (aged 68) Los Angeles, California Genres Musical theatre · Film music · Pops Occupations Composer · Conductor Instruments Piano […]
2012 – Marshall Tucker Band guitarist Stuart Swanlund died in his sleep at home in Chicago on This Day in Rock Music History!