1987 – Pink Floyd release A Momentary Lapse of Reason. The comeback album is the band’s first since the departure of Roger Waters and the subsequent lawsuit over the use of the band name. A Momentary Lapse of Reason is Pink Floyd’s 1987 album, the band’s first release after the departure of Roger Waters from […]
1986 – Following the American bombing of Libya, Stevie Ray Vaughan cancels his European tour in fear of reprisals. Born: October 3, 1954. Dallas Texas. Genre: Blues Guitar: Fender Stratocaster (No. 1) Groups : Double Trouble. One of the most influential blues guitarists in america during his life and since his death. Stevie Ray Vaughan […]
1985 – The British group Frankie Goes to Hollywood opens a European tour in Copenhagen, Denmark. It spends the rest of the year in tax exile from the United Kingdom.
1984 – Bob Dylan holds a press conference in Sirmione, Italy, and hands out the set list for his current European tour. Of the three new songs on the list – “Dirty Lies,” “Angel of Rain,” and “Enough Is Enough” – only the last is ever performed.
1971 – B.B. King marks his 25th anniversary in music by opening a European tour in London.
1969 – Dave Grohl of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters is Born. Dave Grohl, drummer, singer, Nirvana, (1991 UK No.7 & 1992 US No.6 single Smells Like Teen Spirit’ from the 1991 album ‘Nevermind’ spent over 2 years on the UK chart & made US No.1 album chart in 1992). Foo Fighters, (1995 UK No.5 […]
1966 – The European media report that the Who’s Roger Daltrey has been killed in a car accident. Looks alive too me!
1965 – The Beatles begin a European tour in Paris.
1961 – Howlin’ Wolf arrives in London for his first European tour.
1961 – Runaround Sue (Dion) was a hit on this day in rock history! Dion Francis DiMucci (born July 18, 1939), better known as Dion, is an American singer-songwriter who blended elements of doo-wop, pop, and R&B styles. Early years Dion was born to an Italian-American family in the Bronx. As a child, he used […]