Today it?s 56 years ago Ian Paice was born in Nottingham
51 years ago Don Dokken was born in Los Angeles
36 years ago Pink Floyd?s "A saucerful of secrets" was released.The same day the band played together with T Rex,
Jethro Tull & Roy Harper at the first free concert that was arranged in Hyde Park,London
35 years ago The Jimi Hendrix Experience played their last gig,it was at Denver Pop Festival
30 years ago Neil Peart replaced John Rutsey in Rush
29 years ago Elton John did an unannounced appearance at Oakland Coliseum where Doobie Brothers & Eagles played. Han performed with both bands
25 years ago Little Feats Lowell George passed away from a heart attack at a hotelroom in Arlington, VA.
20 years ago Bruce Springsteen started his "Born in the USA-tour" in St Paul , Minnesota.The same day the single "Dancing
in the dark" entered a 2nd place at the single charts in USA
6 years ago George Harrison goes out to the public with the announcement that he?s got cancer but according to his doctor,the cancer will be cured and in an interview George tells his fans: "I am not going to die on you folks just yet"
5 years ago Jewel forgets the lyrics to the song "Little sister" under a concert in Mountain View, CA. After when she asked if someone in the audience has got her record to the show,a young boy comes up on stage with the booklet and holds it in front of Jewel so she can finish the song
31 years ago Ian Gillan left Deep Purple after a gig in Osaka Koseinenkin Hall, Japan.He announced that he was gonna quit the band a couple of months earlier but finished the tour first. Roger Glover also quits the band when he finds out that Ritchie Blackmore has offered the job as the new bassplayer to Glenn Hughes,by that time in Trapeze.Both Ian Gillan and Ian Paice should return to the reunion of MK 2 in 1984
29 years ago Tim Buckley died from an heroin overdose
19 years ago Marillion "Misplaced Childhood" entered the 1st place at England?s album charts
4 years ago 8 people died during a Pearl Jam concert at the Roskilde Festival
Many thanks to Tomas Adolfsson for the info!,you?re the king!