Today in Rock History…Oct. 21st

Published On October 21, 2017 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1976 The Who performed their last concert with Keith Moon in North America at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto.

In 1993 The Ramones made a guest appearance on The Simpsons. Drummer Marky Ramone later called their appearance a career highlight.

In 1995 Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong  was arrested and fined $141 after mooning the audience during a gig in Milwaukee.

In 1997 Elton John’s ‘Candle In The Wind 97’ was declared by the Guinness Book Of Records as the biggest selling single record of all time, with 31.8 million sales in less than 40 days and raising more than £20 million for charity.

Happy Birthday to…

Manfred Mann born in 1940
Brent Mydland-keyboardist for Grateful Dead born in 1952
Steve Lukather-guitarist for Toto born in 1947

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