Today In Rock History…June 11th

Published On June 11, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1988, At Wembley Stadium in London, a birthday tribute concert to Nelson Mandela took place. Some of the acts on the bill included Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Dire Straits, & Stevie Wonder.

In 1976, Rush began a three night stand at Massey Hall in Toronto. These three shows were recorded for what became the band’s first live album “All the World’s a Stage”.

In 1966, The Rolling Stones reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the third time with “Paint It, Black”.

Happy Birthday to…

Frank Beard – drummer for ZZ Top born in 1949

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