Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1954, Craig Chaquico guitarist with Jefferson Starship and Starship.

Born today in 1945, Bryan Ferry songwriter an singer with Roxy Music and solo.

Born today in 1948 , Stuart Tosh drummer with early versions of The Alan Parsons Project.

Born today in 1948, Tiran Porter songwriter, singer, guitar and bass with The Doobie Brothers.

Born today in 1954, Cesar Rosas songwriter, singer and guitarist with Los Lobos.

Today in 1964, Roy Orbison went to number 1 in the US with “Oh, Pretty Woman”.

Today in 1969,  The Beatles  released their album “ Abbey Road “

Today in 1995, AC/DC released their album “Ballbreaker”

Died today in 2003, singer/songwriter Robert Palmer, of a heart attack aged 54.

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