Saturday, February 4, 2012

February 4, 2012

Various Artist...Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (2012)
(CD, Allmusic review)

John Steel from The Animals is 71; Alice Cooper is 64; Phil Ehart from Kansas is 61; Henry Bogdan, formerly with Helmet, is 51; Noodles from The Offspring is 49; Rick Burch of Jimmy Eat World is 37;


1968 The Beatles record "Across The Universe"
1977 Rumours by Fleetwood Mac is released
1997 Ixnay On The Hombre by the Offspring is released
2004 The Veterans of Foreign Wars' commander-in-chief criticizes Kid Rock's "disgusting use of an American flag as a costume prop" during the Super Bowl XXXVIII Halftime Show. Rock wore a poncho fashioned out of a flag during his performance, then threw it into the audience
2005 It is announced that Puddle Of Mudd drummer Greg Upchurch has replaced Daniel Adair in 3 Doors Down who left to join Nickelback
2006 Tommy Lee gets beat up. The Motley Crue drummer is assaulted in Detroit for insulting Kid Rock, who is from Detroit. Rock had been engaged to Pamela Anderson, Lee's former wife
2007 Billy Joel sang the National Anthem just before the Super Bowl

Check out this weeks "The Rock Show" with Michael David, where the rock music does all the talkin'. This week we'll hear new music from Metallica, Buddy Holly (yes you read that right), Bonnie Raitt and Five Finger Death Punch. Our album spotlight is the newly released box set "25 Years" from Sting, we'll check out the new entry into the Top 3 Rock tracks in America for this week and I'll take you on My Musical Journey". You can download the zip file here

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