Saturday, February 22, 2014
February 22, 2014
TEN YEARS AFTER...Stonedhenge (1969)
Stonedhenge was released 45 years ago today in 1969. It reached number 61 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR FEBRUARY 22
Jon Brant, formerly with Cheap Trick, is 59; Scott Phillips of Creed and Alter Bridge is 41;
ON THIS DATE
1963 Northern Music Publishing Company is formed by the Beatles
1965 The Beatles leave for the Bahamas to begin filming Help!
1967 "A Day In The Life" is finished by the Beatles, which would appear 4 months later on Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
1978 Sid Vicious is arrested in New York for drug possession
1989 At the 31st Grammy's: Jethro Tull beats out Metallica for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental. Thus, we all learn that the Grammy's are pretty well clueless about rock and roll
2005 It is announced that Brian "Head" Welch has left KoRn. Welch had recently became a Christian
2007 It is announced that Ryan Yerdon is the new drummer for Puddle Of Mudd
2012 Tommy Lee of Motley Crue settles a court battle with Michael Sullivan, Lee's former assistant. Lee is ordered to pay $400,000 and issue a public apology for being"the boss from hell."