Today in Rock History…Feb. 17th

Published On February 17, 2017 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1990 Aerosmith appeared on Saturday Night Live both as performers & appearing in a Wayne’s World sketch debating the fall of communism & the Soviet Union. Aerosmith also performed the theme of Wayne’s World, “Janie’s Got a Gun” & “Monkey on my Back”.

In 1989 Whitesnake singer David Coverdale married actress Tawny Kitaen in Bel Air, CA. Kitaen appeared in five music videos for Whitesnake. The couple would divorce in 1991.

In 1971 Elton John received his first Gold album in the U.S. for his self-titled U.S. debut album.

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