Wednesday, February 8, 2012

February 8, 2012

COVERDALE/PAGE...Coverdale/Page (1993)
(CD, Allmusic review)

Vince Neil from Motley Crue is 51; Sammy Llanas of The BoDeans is 51; Keith Nelson of Buckcherry is 43; Phoenix from Linkin Park is 35; Jeremy Davis of Paramore is 27;

1969 Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker (both formerly of Cream), Traffic’s Steve Winwood and bassist Rick Grech announce the formation of Blind Faith
1980 David Bowie and Angela Bowie are divorced after 10 years of marriage
1988 The Who receive the Outstanding Contribution to British Music honor at the BPI Awards in London
1990 Del Shannon commited suicide. He was 55
2004 At the 46th Grammy's: Best New Artist and Best Hard Rock Performance-Evanescence. Best Rock Album-Foo Fighters. Best Metal performance-Metallica
2005 Keith Knudsen, drummer for the Doobie Brothers, dies due to complications with penmonia. He was 56
2005 Seventeen Days by 3 Doors Down is released
2006 At The 48th Grammy's: Album of the Year and Song of the Year-U2. Record of the Year - "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams" by Green Day, Best Hard Rock Performance-System Of A Down, Best Metal Performance-Slipknot. Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan and Dire Straits also get trophies
2009 At the 51st Grammy's: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss won five Grammys, including Album of the Year, for "Raising Sand". Best Rock Song-"Girls In Their Summer Clothes" Bruce Springsteen
2010 Ringo Starr gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2010 Max Weinberg of the E Street Band undergoes open heart surgery

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

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