THE ALBUM OF THE DAY
(CD/DVD, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR JANUARY 16
Nick Valensi of The Strokes is 31;
ON THIS DATE
1957 the Cavern Club opened on Matthews Street in Liverpool, England.
1964 The legendary Whisky A Go-Go opens on the Sunset Strip in LA, a venue where many famous rock acts performed, most notably the Doors
1976 Frampton Comes Alive by Peter Frampton is released
1979 Gregg Allman and Cher are divorced
1980 Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession
1989 The Rolling Stones are inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
1990 The Who are inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
1991 The Byrds and John Lee Hooker are inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
2004 The estate of George Harrison settles its lawsuit against Dr. Gilbert Lederman, who treated Harrison before he passed away November 29, 2001 (see January 6 and 7)
2011 Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails wins the Best Score trophy at the Golden Globes for "The Social Network"
Check out "The Rock Show" where the rock music does all the talkin' with Michael David. This week we will hear the top 3 rock tracks in America for this week, play some new music, the Vintage Vinyl Vault is "Performance Rockin' The Fillmore" from Humble Pie and go on a musical journey with artist whose name is either Dave or David. You can download the zip file here