THE ALBUM OF THE DAY
(CD, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR FEBRUARY 11
David Uosikkinen from the Hooters is 56; Sheryl Crow is 50; Mike Shinoda from Linkin Park is 35;
ON THIS DATE
1935 Gene Vincent is born in Munden Point,Virginia. Vincent died in 1971
1963 The Beatles record their debut album Please Please Me in one day.
1964 The Beatles play their first concert in America in Washington, D.C.
2004 An attorney for Courtney Love tells a judge that it is because of a security issue that she cannot appear in court for a pretrial hearing concerning felony charges that she was in illegal possession of two painkillers
2006 Scott Stapp of Creed is arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport for alleged public intoxication. Stapp had gotten married the day before. The charges are later dismissed
2007 At the Grammys the Red Hot Chili Peppers win 4, including Best Rock Album ("Stadium Arcadium") and Best Rock Song ("Dani California"), Bob Dylan wins in the Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance and Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album, Bruce Springsteen wins the Best Traditional Folk Album and Best Long Form Music Video
2008 Lenny Kravitz has severe symptoms of bronchitis, therefore he is admitted to a hospital in Miami Beach, Florida
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