Thursday, February 6, 2014

February 6, 2014

Check out the Rock genre Top 10 Albums for this week

BADFINGER...Badfinger  (1974)
Badfinger was released 40 years ago in February 1974.  It reached number 161 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)

Simon Phillips from Toto is 57; Axl Rose from Guns N' Roses is 52;


1946 Richie Hayward of Little Feat was born in Clear Lake, Iowa. Hayward died in 2010
1982 Van Halen's remake of "Oh, Pretty Woman" peaks on the Billboard Pop Singles chart at number 12
1990 Billy Idol runs a stop sign while riding his motorcycle, smashing into a car, fracturing his wrist and breaks his leg
2003 John Densmore of the Doors sues Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger, saying that the newly formed Doors with Stewart Copeland of the Police drumming and Ian Astbury singing was hurtful to their legacy. They eventually change their name to the Doors of the 21st Century
2003 Incubus files suit to get out of their contract with Epic Records with four albums to go
2005 Paul McCartney performs the halftime show at the Super Bowl
2007 The Very Best Of The Doobie Brothers is released
2008 After a Velvet Revolver concert in Los Angeles Scott Weiland enters a rehab clinic voluntarily
2009 Steven Adler, formerly with Guns 'N' Roses, is ordered into a rehab program. Adler was arrested in 2008 on drug charges but failed to complete his community service and was arrested for that in January 2009
2011 Gary Moore dies in Estepona on the Costa Del Sol, Spain. Moore was 58

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