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Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1939, songwriter and singer Tina Turner (Anna Mae Bullock).

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Whaleoil general debate

General Debate

Good morning, welcome to our daily Whaleoil General Debate.

Our evening General debate is called Backchat and will start at 6 pm

On General debate, you are encouraged as a commenter to share your own stories, discuss other news, bring NEW news, catch up with friends or make new friends with other commenters.

To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy. All you need is an email address to register a username that suits you.

On posts that are not articles such as this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment. To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK [email protected] with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.

Whaleoil backchat

Good evening, welcome to Whaleoil Backchat.

On Backchat, you are free to share your own stories, discuss other news or catch up with friends. To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy.

On posts that are not articles like this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment.

To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.

Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1944, Bev Bevan drummer with The Electric Light Orchestra.

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General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.

Whaleoil general debate

General Debate

Good morning, welcome to our daily Whaleoil General Debate.

Our evening General debate is called Backchat and will start at 6 pm

On General debate, you are encouraged as a commenter to share your own stories, discuss other news, bring NEW news, catch up with friends or make new friends with other commenters.

To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy. All you need is an email address to register a username that suits you.

On posts that are not articles such as this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment. To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK [email protected] with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.

Whaleoil backchat

Good evening, welcome to Whaleoil Backchat.

On Backchat, you are free to share your own stories, discuss other news or catch up with friends. To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy.

On posts that are not articles like this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment.

To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.

Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1941, Donald “Duck” Dunn, bassist with Booker T and The MGs and session bassist for literally thousands of recordings at Stax Records.

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General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.

Whaleoil general debate

General Debate

Good morning, welcome to our daily Whaleoil General Debate.

Our evening General debate is called Backchat and will start at 6 pm

On General debate, you are encouraged as a commenter to share your own stories, discuss other news, bring NEW news, catch up with friends or make new friends with other commenters.

To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy. All you need is an email address to register a username that suits you.

On posts that are not articles such as this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment. To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK [email protected] with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.

Whaleoil backchat

Good evening, welcome to Whaleoil Backchat.

On Backchat, you are free to share your own stories, discuss other news or catch up with friends. To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy.

On posts that are not articles like this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment.

To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.

Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1926, singer, songwriter and guitarist R.L. (Robert Lee) Burnside.

Born today in 1940, Freddie Marsden drummer with Gerry and the Pacemakers.

Today in 1974, The Rolling Stones went to number 1 on the US album chart with “It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll”.

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Today in 1974, Billy Swan went to number 1 on the US singles chart with “I Can Help”.

Today in 1976, Queen went to number 1 in the UK with “Bohemian Rhapsody”, it would stay at number 1 until the end of January 1977.

Today in 1991, Genesis went to number 1 on the UK album chart with “We Can’t Dance”.

Died today in 1994, songwriter Tommy Boyce aged 55. teamed up with Bobby Hart he wrote many hits for the Monkees.

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.

Please feel free to add your own “on this day” stories which can be, but do not have to be, musically related in the comments section.

Please also feel free to share this article to a social media platform of your choice. Help keep rock alive!

General layabout. Whaleoil proofreader, also sets up the daily general debate and backchat posts.

Contact person for the Whaleoil Gun Club. If you would like to know more about attending our shoots email the helpdesk with WOGC in the subject line.