Monday, February 3, 2014

February 3, 2014

Check out the Rock genre New Releases

JEFFERSON AIRPLANE...Bless Its Pointed Little Head  (1969)
Bless Its Pointed Little Head was released 45 years ago in February 1969.  It reached number 17 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)

Adolfo "Fito" de la Parra of Canned Heat is 68; Dave Davies from The Kinks is 67; Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth is 58; Laurence Tolhurst of the Cure is 55;

1959 A single-engine plane crashed shortly after midnight near Clear Lake, Iowa, claiming the lives of rock-and-roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, as well as pilot Roger Peterson
1969 Paul McCartney plays drums for the Steve Miller Band for the track "My Dark Hour"
1969 This Was by Jethro Tull has it's U.S. release
1973 Journey Through The Past by Neil Young is released
1998 Yield by Pearl Jam is released
2002 "Rock And Roll" by Led Zeppelin is heard in a commercial for Cadillac during the Super Bowl. It is the first time a Zep tune is used in a commercial. U2 performs at halftime
2003 Phil Spector is arrested in connection of the shooting death of Lana Clarkson
2004 Cornelius Bumpus, formerly with the Doobie Brothers, dies on a flight from Los Angeles to New York of a heart attack at the age of 58
2008 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at the Super Bowl halftime
2009 Reflections by Graham Nash is released

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