Friday, January 10, 2014
January 10, 2014
ROD STEWART AND THE FACES...Coast To Coast: Overture And Beginners (1974)
"Coast To Coast: Overture And Beginners" was released 40 years ago on this date in 1974. It reached number 63 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
(CD, vinyl, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR JANUARY 10
Ronnie Hawkins is 79; Rod Stewert is 68; Aynsley Dunbar formerly with Jefferson Starship, Whitesnake and Journey, is 67; Donald Fagen from Steely Dan is 65; Scott Thurston from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is 61; Pat Benatar is 60; Michael Schenker from the Scorpions is 58; Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets is 54; Brad Roberts of the Crash Test Dummies is 50; Matt Roberts from 3 Doors Down is 35; Brent Smith from Shinedown is 35;
ON THIS DATE
1964 The Beatles' first album in the United States, Introducing the Beatles, was released
1977 Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones is found guitly of cocaine possession
2003 Stolen tapes from the Beatles Let It Be sessions are found in the Netherlands
2005 Gene Simmons of Kiss is sued by Georgeann Walsh Ward claiming Simmons made her out to be a nymphomaniac in the VH1 Kiss documentary "When Kiss Ruled The World"
2007 Don Henley and Glenn Frey of the Eagles file a $537,000 lawsuit against a South Korean insurance company that they accuse of using their group's ballad "Desperado" illegally