Thursday, March 1, 2012

March 1, 2012

Check out the Top 10 Rock Genre CD's/LP's/Downloads for this week

DENNIS DeYOUNG...One Hundred Years From Now (2009)
(CD, Allmusic review)

Mike D'Abo from Manfred Mann is 68; Roger Daltrey is 68; Bill Leen from the Gin Blossoms is 50; Ryan Peake from Nickelback is 39; Sean Woolstenhulme from Lifehouse is 31;

1958 Buddy Holly begins a tour of the U.K., the only one he would do
1966 Gene Clark quits the Byrds
1967 The Animals refuse to perform a concert in Ottawa because they want to be paid in advance. They are not so therefore the show is cancelled and a riot ensues, causing thousands of dollars in damage to the arena
1969 Jim Morrison of The Doors supposedly exposes himself at a concert in Miami. Maybe he did, maybe he didn't, but he was later arrested for profanity and lewd behavior
1982 Death Wish II soundtrack by Jimmy Page is released
1994 The last show ever for Nirvana is in Munich, Germany. Also that same day at the Grammys: Soul Asylum - "Runaway Train" Best Rock Song, Ozzy Osbourne - "I Don't Want To Change The World" Best Metal Performance
1995 At the Grammys: Bruce Springsteen - "Streets Of Philadelphia" Song Of The Year, Soundgarden - "Black Hole Sun" Best Hard Rock Performance, Spoonman Best Metal Performance, Melissa Etheridge - "Come To My Window" Best Rock Performance-Female. That same evening R.E.M.'s drummer, Bill Berry, suffers a brain aneurysm and has to leave the stage.
2005 The Jimi Hendrix estate wins another court battle as they stop Purple Haze Records from selling a bootleg concert from 1969.
2008 Linkin Park has to cancel shows in Albuquerque and El Paso after Chester Bennington has a respiratory infection

ROCKLINE with Bob Coburn
Monday, March 5 JAMES MICHAEL of SIXX: A.M. and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH 11:30 PM Eastern/8:30 Pacific Listen here
Wednesday, March 7 PINK FLOYD 11:30 PM Eastern/8:30 Pacific Listen here
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Check out the Rock Show with Michael David, where the rock music does all the talkin'. This week we have yet another jam session, the Vintage Vinyl Vault is The Wall from Pink Floyd and we go on My Musical Journey. You can download the zip file here

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