Monday, February 24, 2014
February 24, 2014
Sinful was released 35 years ago this month in 1979. It reached number 159 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR FEBRUARY 24
Paul Jones from Manfred Mann is 72; George Thorogood is 64;
ON THIS DATE
1947 Lonnie Turner, who was a member of the Steve Miller Band, was born in Berkeley, California. Turner died in 2013
1969 The Jimi Hendrix Experience performed their last concert in London at the Royal Albert Hall
1992 Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain married Hole lead vocalist Courtney Love in Hawaii
1993 At the Grammys: Eric Clapton's "Tears In Heaven" is the big winner of the evening, Melissa Etheridge’s "Ain’t It Heavy" wins Best Rock Performance, Female, Best Hard Rock Song goes to the Red Hot Chili Peppers "Give It Away"
1998 The Smashing Pumpkins are sued by Virgin Records, who claim the band owed them an album three months earlier
2004 After We Go by Tantric is released
2008 ZZ Top play a pre-race show at the '08 Auto Club 500, the debut West Coast event of the NASCAR season, at the California Speedway