THE ALBUM OF THE DAY
(CD, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR FEBRUARY 1
Don Everly is 75; Mike Campbell from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers is 62; Patrick Wilson of Weezer is 43; Ron Welty, formerly with the Offspring, is 41;
ON THIS DATE
1964 The Beatles hit number 1 on Billboard's Pop Singles chart for the very first time with "I Want To Hold Your Hand"
1977 Led Zeppelin had to postpone their North American tour because Robert Plant is ill
2004 Aerosmith and Kid Rock both perform at halftime for Super Bowl XXXVIII. However, I bet you don't remember that because that's the year we got to see Janet's tit
2006 A Hurricane Katrina benefit concert put together by former Eagle Don Felder occurs. Green Day drummer Tré Cool, ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke and Alice Cooper perform
2006 Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down is injured in a car accident in Mississippi and he receives stitches to his face
2007 Don Henley says that that the Eagles business partnership with Walmart is good, stating "They can't be any more evil than a major record label"
2009 Dewey Martin, 68, the drummer and singer who'd helped found the country rock band Buffalo Springfield, was found dead in Van Nuys, California
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