1980 – Over in England, Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott marries Caroline Crowther, the daughter of a game-show host.
1977 – Nigel Harrison steps into Gary Valentine’s boots as Blondie’s bassist.
1976 – Peter Frampton’s Frampton Comes Alive! tops the album chart, where it will remain for the next 10 weeks. Amazon.com Widgets Few Albums over the year and in the history of Rock have had the impact that “Frampton comes Alive” did, let alone a live album. But that’s just what it did, including propel […]
1975 – Sean Lennon is born this day in rock history! Sean Taro Ono Lennon (aka Sean Ono Lennon, born 9 October 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. He is the son of musicians and peace activists John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Biography Early life and education Sean Lennon was born in […]
1955 – Alan Freed’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Holiday Jubilee opens in New York. The twelve day show features Count Basie, LaVern Baker, The Cadillacs, The Wrens, The Valentines, The Chuckles and a host of others.
1943 – Hilton Valentine (Animals) is born this day in rock history.