Today in Rock History….Oct. 8th

Published On October 8, 2017 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1966 Cream drummer Ginger Baker collapsed during a concert at Sussex University in the U.K. after a twenty minute drum solo on “Toad”.

In 1979 Fleetwood Mac released their first double album Tusk the follow-up to Rumours.

In 1988 Def Leppard reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only time with “Love Bites” which was their fifth single off of their album Hysteria.

Happy Birthday to…

1948- Johnny Ramone, The Ramones. Died of prostate cancer on 15th September 2004.

 

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