1955 – Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony is born in Chicago. Michael Anthony Sobolewski (born June 20, 1954) is an American musician. He is best known as the former bassist and a founding member of the hard rock band Van Halen. Anthony joined the band in 1974 and was their official recording and performing bassist […]
2005 – Foghat guitarist Rod Price dies in Wilton, N.H., after falling in a stairway.
2003 – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces it will induct Prince, George Harrison, Traffic, Bob Seger, Jackson Browne, ZZ Top, and doo-wop group the Dells in 2004. Yep, still no Foghat.
1977 – It’s a peaceful time over at New York’s Palladium, where Foghat (“Slow Ride”) play a benefit. The money raised will help the New York Public Library buy a collection of rare blues records for its Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives.
1943 – Lonesome Dave Peverett of blues/rockers Foghat is born in Dulwich, England.