Today in Rock History…Oct. 17th

Published On October 17, 2017 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 2017 The Tragically Hip front man, Gord Downie, passed away from brain cancer at the age of 53.

In 1970 Free had their only top 10 song with ‘All Right Now.”

In 1998 The Barenaked Ladies went to No.1 on the US singles chart with “One Week.”

In 2000 The piano that John Lennon used to write Imagine was sold to George Michael for $2 million in an auction organized by Mick Fleetwood.

 

 

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