1999 – Eddie Vedder joins Pete Townshend onstage at New York’s Supper Club to rip through “Magic Bus” and “Better Man.”
1999 – Van Halen Box: 1986-1993 is released this day in rock. Release date: 1999-03-16 Track List: * 1. Good Enough * 2. Why Can’t This Be Love?… * 3. Get Up * 4. Dreams * 5. Summer Nights * 6. Best of Both Worlds * 7. Love Walks In * 8. 5150 * 9. […]
1998 – Country Rock singer Eddie Rabbitt dies of lung cancer at age 56. Edward Thomas Rabbitt (born November 27, 1941 – May 7, 1998) was a country music singer. He enjoyed much pop success in his career, helping develop the crossover-influenced sound in country music during the 1970s and 80s. During his career, he […]
1996 – Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder videotapes the Ramones placing their hands in cement on the Hollywood Rock Walk prior to a Ramones show at The Palace. The Ramones claim this is their last show ever.
1995 – Tonight on the Late Show With David Letterman the musical guests are Van Halen.
1995 – Can’t Stop Lovin’ You (Van Halen) is released this day in rock. Release date: 1995-03-14
1995 -Van Halen, scored their first US No.1 album with ‘Balance.’ Balance is the tenth studio album by the American hard rock band Van Halen. It was released in 1995 and, to date, is the final Van Halen album featuring lead singer Sammy Hagar. It is the fourth full length studio album with Sammy Hagar. […]
1994 – Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam marries Beth Liebling.
1992 – Eddie Kendricks, lead singer of the R&B group the Temptations during the 1960s, dies of lung cancer. Kendricks left the group in 1971 after such hits as the No. 1 songs “My Girl” and “I Can’t Get Next to You.”
1991 – Van Halen’s “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge’‘ debuts at No. 1 on Chart Toppers’s pop album chart. For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge (also known as F.U.C.K.) is the ninth album by the American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1991. The album’s title came from lead singer Sammy Hagar, who wanted to push the […]
1988 – Dave Prater of Sam & Dave dies in a car accident. The group’s biggest hit is the Hold On, I’m Comin’. Discography Singles Release date Title Label & Cat no. Chart Positions US Hot 100 US R&B UK 1962 “Never, Never” (Henry Stone) Alston 777 1962 “I Need Love” (Sam Moore/Dave Prater) Marlin […]
1987 – Roy Orbison, Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin, Jackie Wilson are among those inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts the late Jackie Wilson, the Coasters, Eddie Cochran, Bo Diddley, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Bill Haley, B.B. King, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Smokey […]