Today In Rock History…May 19th

Published On May 19, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1990, Heart peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Brigade which went on to sell two million copies in the U.S.

In 1979, Supertramp reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first and only time with ‘Breakfast in America’.

In 1978, Dire Straits released their debut major label single “Sultans of Swing”.

Happy Birthday to…

Pete Townshend – guitarist for The Who born in 1945
Steve Currie – bassist for T. Rex born in 1947
Dusty Hill – bassist for ZZ Top born in 1949
Joey Ramone – singer for The Ramones born in 1951
Phil Rudd – drummer for AC/DC born in 1954

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