Today in Rock History…Oct. 25th
In 1964 The Rolling Stones appeared for the first time on The Ed Sullivan Show. They performed ‘Around And Around’ and ‘Time Is On My Side’. A riot brook out in the studio, prompting Sullivan’s infamous quote, ‘I promise you they’ll never be back on our show again.’ The Rolling Stones went on to make a further five appearances on Sullivan’s show between 1965 and 1969.
In 1968 The double album ‘Electric Ladyland’ by the Jimi Hendrix Experience was released. It was also made available as two albums with changed artwork after complaints about the naked women who were pictured on the sleeve.
In 1986 Bon Jovi went to No.1 on the US album chart with “Slippery When Wet.”
Happy Birthday to…
Jon Anderson-singer for Yes born in 1944
Glenn Tipton-guitarist for Judas Priest born in 1948
Matthias Jabs-guitarist for Scorpions born in 1955
Chad Smith-drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers born in 1961
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