Today In Rock History…July 31st
In 1981, Journey released their seventh studio album Escape. It went on to become their first and only number one album in the U.S. & sell nine million copies in the U.S.
In 1980, The Eagles performed their last concert at the Long Beach Arena. They split up later in the year & reunited in 1994.
In 1966, Cream made their live debut at the National Blues and Jazz Festival in Windsor, U.K.
Happy Birthday to…
Ahmet Ertegun – founder of Atlantic Records & co-founder of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame born in 1923
Bill Berry – drummer for R.E.M. born in 1958
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