Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1941, Tom Fogerty rhythm guitarist with Creedence Clearwater Revival.


Born today in 1943, Lee Graziano drummer with The American Breed.

Born today in 1944, Phil May songwriter and singer with The Pretty Things.

Born today in 1948, Alan Gratzer drummer with REO Speedwagon.

Born today in 1948, Joe Bouchard songwriter, singer and bassist with Blue Oyster Cult.

Today in 1973, Billy Joel released his second album “Piano Man”.

Today in 1974, Bachman Turner Overdrive went to number 1 on the US singles chart with “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3CFyOxmgTk

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