Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1943, Floyd Sneed drummer with Three Dog Night.

Born today in 1947, Rod Price songwriter and guitarist with Black Cat Bones and Foghat.

Born today in 1950, Martina “Tina” Weymouth songwriter, singer and bassist with Talking Heads.

Born today in 1950, Steve Van Zandt guitarist with E Street Band.

Today in 1968, The Beatles released their ninth album “The Beatles”, better known as “The White Album”.

Today in 1975, Billy Connolly went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with a parody of the song “D.I.V.O.R.C.E.”

Died today in 1997, Michael Hutchence songwriter and singer with INXS .

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