Today In Rock History…June 9th

Published On June 9, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1979, The second annual Texxas Jam took place at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. The bill included Van Halen, Boston, Nazareth, Heart, Blue Oyster Cult & Sammy Hagar.

In 1978, The Rolling Stones released Some Girls, their first studio album recorded with Ronnie Wood as a full member.

In 1970, Bob Dylan received an honorary Doctorate in Music from Princeton University.

Happy Birthday to…

Les Paul – born in 1915
Jon Lord – keyboardist for Deep Purple born in 1941
Mitch Mitchell – drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience born in 1947

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