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ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR JANUARY 20
Eric Stewart formerly with 10cc is 67; George Grantham of Poco is 65; Paul Stanley from Kiss is 60; Ian Hill from Judas Priest is 60; Greg K. from The Offspring is 47; Rob Bourdon from Linkin Park is 33; Matthew Tuck from Bullet For My Valentine is 32;
ON THIS DATE
1964 Meet The Beatles by the Beatles is released
1965 The Byrds recorded "Mr. Tambourine Man", written by Bob Dylan. Did you knbow that CBS Records insisted that Hollywood musicians be used rather than the band? Jim McGuinn is the only group member to play on the track.
1968 Bob Dylan made his first public appearance since his motorcycle accident 2 years earlier. He performed with the Band at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
1982 Ozzy Osbourne is treated at a hospital in Des Moines, Iowa after biting off the head of a bat
1988 The Beatles are inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, with Mick Jagger as their presenter
2005 Dave Ellefson of Megadeth loses his lawsuit against Dave Mustaine in a New York federal court. The court ruled Ellefson relinquished his share of royalties due to a prior agreement
Check out "The Rock Show" where the rock music does all the talkin' with Michael David. This week we will hear some new music, the Vintage Vinyl Vault is "Freeze Frame" from the J. Geils Band and we'll take a trip on My Musical Journey. You can download the zip file here