Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1949, Steve Fossen bass guitarist with Heart.

Born today in 1954, Tony Thompson?drummer?with Chic and The Power Station.

Today in 1971, Grand Funk Railroad released their fifth album, “E Pluribus Funk?

Today in 1974, Faces?released their last single “You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (Even Take The Dog For A Walk, Mend A Fuse, Fold Away The Ironing Board, Or Any Other Domestic Shortcomings)”.

Today in 1980, Blondie went number 1 on the UK singles charts with ?The Tide Is High?.

Today in 1987, Dire Straits became the first act to sell over three million copies of an album in the UK with ?Brothers in Arms?.

Today in rock history is a daily post where you can come and listen to a compilation of rock songs as put together daily by our very own rock historian, Nechtan, while you catch up on the news of the day here.

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