Today In Rock History…Feb.27th

Published On February 27, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

1982: The Cars peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Shake It Up” their first top ten single in the U.S.

1977: Keith Richards was arrested at the Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto & was arrested on charges of possession of heroin for the purpose of trafficking, which was later reduced to simple possession of heroin & given a suspended sentence, probation for a year & orders to continue rehab & perform a concert on behalf of the CNIB.

 

1971: Janis Joplin posthumously reached the topped of the Billboard 200 album chart for the first of nine consecutive weeks with her album Pearl.

1967: Pink Floyd completed recording of their debut single “Arnold Layne” with producer Joe Boyd.

Happy Birthday to…

Neal Schon – guitarist for Journey born in 1954
Adrian Smith – guitarist for Iron Maiden born in 1957

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