Today In Rock History…July 12th

Published On July 12, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Today In Rock History

In 1992, Axl Rose was arrested at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport on riot charges dating back to a July 2, 1991 Guns N’ Roses concert in St. Louis.

In 1969, The Beatles peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with “The Ballad of John and Yoko” despite being banned by many radio stations in the U.S. for containing the word “Christ”. It reached number one in the U.K. the previous month & was their last number one in their home country.

In 1962, The Rolling Stones made their live debut at London’s Marquee Club.

Happy Birthday to…

Christine McVie – keyboardist and singer for Fleetwood Mac born in 1943
Eric Carr – drummer for Kiss born in 1950

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