Today in Rock History…Oct. 24th

Published On October 24, 2017 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1970 Santana had his first #1 album with “Abraxas.”

In 1970 “Lola” would turn out to be the 4th top ten single for The Kinks.

In  1978 Keith Richards was found guilty of heroin possession in Toronto and received a one year suspended sentence and was ordered to perform a benefit concert for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

In 1987 Pink Floyd peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with “A Momentary Lapse of Reason.”  It was their first album without founding member Roger Waters.

In 2005 Cream played  their first concerts in the U.S. in thirty-seven years.  They did 3 sold out shows at Madison Square Garden.

Happy Birthday to…

Bill Wyman-bassist for The Rolling Stones born in 1936
Jerry Edmonton-drummer for Steppenwolf born in 1946
Dale Griffin-drummer for Mott the Hoople born in 1948

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