THE ALBUM OF THE DAY
CRACKER...Kerosene Hat (1993)
(CD, Allmusic review)
ON THIS DATE
1962 Cliff Burton of Metallica is born in Castro Valley, California. Burton died in 1986
1969 The Beatles company "Apple" takes control of all of their business affairs
1978 Van Halen release their debut album Van Halen
1979 Rod Stewart is at number one on the Billboard Pop Singles chart with "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
2004 Lucky by Melissa Etheridge is released
2005 ZZ Top, along with Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Dickie Betts perform in West Hollywood at the Jam Sessions Concert, where proceeds benefit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation
2005 Mick Mars from Motley Crue is sued for $10 million by an ex girlfriend claiming Mars promised to support her throughout her life but hasn't
2006 At the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy Yoko Ono took to the stage making a plea for peace, and afterwards Peter Gabriel performs John Lennon's "Imagine"
2006 Scott Stapp from Creed marries former Miss New York, Jaclyn Nesheiwat
2006 It is announced that James LoMenzo is the new bassist for Megadeth
2008 At the 50th Grammy Awards The Foo Fighters won Best Hard Rock performance for "The Pretender" and Best Rock Album for "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace", Solo Rock Vocal Performance and Rock Song went to Bruce Springsteen for "Radio Nowhere", Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media went to the Beatles for "Love" and the Eagles won Best Country Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocal for "How Long"
Check out this weeks "The Rock Show" with Michael David, where the rock music does all the talkin'. This week we hear new music from Van Halen, Leslie West with Slash, Staind and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Vintage Vinyl Vault is "Rumours" from Fleetwood Mac, I'll take you on another trip on My Musical Journey and we'll find out the new number 1 rock track in America for this week. You can download the zip file here