2003 – Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies of heart failure. He was 52. Erik Brann aka Erik Braunn aka Erik Braun (born August 11, 1950 – died July 25, 2003), American musician, was a guitarist with the 1960s heavy metal band Iron Butterfly. He is featured on the band’s greatest hit, the legendary 17-minute […]
1992 – Don Henley leads 6,000 people in a Walk for Walden Woods in an effort to preserve the Massachusetts wild commemorated by Henry Thoreau.
1989 – At Foxboro-Sullivan Stadium in Massachusetts, the Rolling Stones shoot the video for “Rock and a Hard Place.” (M. Jagger/K. Richards) The fields of Eden Are full of trash And if we beg and we borrow and steal We’ll never get it back People are hungry They crowd around And the city gets bigger […]
1950 – Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is born in Boston. Anthony Joseph “Joe” Perry (Born September 10, 1950 in Lawrence, Massachusetts) is the lead guitarist, backing and occasional lead vocalist, and contributing songwriter for the rock band Aerosmith. He was ranked 48th in the Rolling Stone‘s list – The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. […]