Today in Rock History…Oct. 7th

Published On October 7, 2017 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1977 Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announced that he was leaving the group to start a solo career.

In 1978 Heart released their fourth album Dog & Butterfly.

In 1982 Jimmy Page was found guilty of cocaine possession and was given a 12-month conditional discharge.

In 1995 Alanis Morissette went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Jagged Little Pill’. The album went on to become the biggest selling album ever by a female artist with sales over 30 million.

Happy Birthday to…

John Mellencamp born in 1951
Tico Torres-drummer for Bon Jovi born in 1953

 Thom York, vocals, guitar, keyboards, Radiohead born in 1968

 

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