Wednesday, February 26, 2014
February 26, 2014
GREEN DAY...Dookie (1994)
Dookie was released 20 years ago in February 1994. It reached number 2 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR FEBRUARY 26
Fats Domino is 86; Paul Cotton formerly with Poco is 71; Jonathan Cain from Journey is 64; Tim Commerford formerly with Audioslave is 46;
ON THIS DATE
1943 Bob “Bear” Hite of Canned Heat was born in Torrance, California. Hite died in 1981
1985 At the Grammy's: Best Rock Male Performance - Bruce Springsteen "Dancing In The Dark"
1996 At the 38th Grammy's: Best Hard Rock Performance - Pearl Jam “Spin The Black Circle”
2008 Buddy Miles dies in Austin, Texas at the age of 60. He had been the drummer for Jimi Hendrix. He had also performed with Carlos Santana and David Bowie
2011 The Doobie Brothers make their debut at the Grand Ole Opry