Today in Rock History…Oct. 9th

Published On October 9, 2017 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1965 “Yesterday” by The Beatles began a four week run on top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The song would later be recognized as the most recorded song in the history of popular music with over 3,000 artists covering it.

In 1974 Rush made their American television debut on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert. They didn’t perform on American television again until 2008 on The Colbert Report.

In 1982 The Clash made their only appearance on American television.  It was on Saturday Night Live where they performed “Straight to Hell” & “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

In 1993 Nirvana entered the Billboard 200 Album Chart at number one with their third and final studio album In Utero.

Happy Birthday to…

John Lennon born in 1940
John Entwistle-bassist for The Who born in 1944

Jackson Browne born in 1948

 

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