Today in Rock History…Oct. 16th
In 1965 The Beatles recorded “Day Tripper” at EMI Studios in London.
In 1972 Credence Clearwater Revival announced that they were splitting up. In a press statement the group said “We don’t regard this as breaking up. We look at it as an expansion of our activities.”
In 1978 The Cars received their first Gold record for their self-titled debut album which went on to sell six million copies in the U.S.
In 1982 The Alan Parsons Project had their first and only top ten single in the U.S. with “Eye in the Sky.”
Happy Birthday to…
Fred Turner-bassist for Bachman-Turner Overdrive born in 1943
Bob Weir-guitarist for Grateful Dead born in 1947
Flea-bassist for Red Hot Chili Peppers born in 1962
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