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This Day in Rock History: September 26th

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 26 1937 “The Empress of the Blues”, Bessie Smith, dies after a car crash in Tennessee. Tragic…

This Day in Rock History: September 25th

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 25 1964Detroit’s “Hitsville USA” is where the Temptations begin recording ‘My Girl’ in Studio A.   It’s the…

This Day in Rock History: September 23rd

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 23 1967 The Box Tops started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart…

This Day in Rock History: September 22nd

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 22 1967Murray the K’s WPIX-TV show features the Doors with ‘People Are Strange’ and ‘Light My Fire.’…

This Day in Rock History: September 21st

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 21 1968 The Jimi Hendrix version of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower” is released.  Hendrix idolized…

This Day in Rock History: September 20th

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 20 1957“Peggy Sue” is released as a single by Buddy Holly with ‘Everyday’ as the flip side.…

This Day in Rock History: September 19th

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 19 1981One act challenges Woodstock.  They were Simon and Garfunkel and drew over 400,000 fans to New…

This Day in Rock History: September 18th

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 18 1970Jaw dropping news from England as Jimi Hendrix was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Mary…

This Day in Rock History: September 17th

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 17 1967He sang what?  The Doors are banned from ever appearing again on the Ed Sullivan show…

This Day in Rock History: September 16th

Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 16 1977 Marc Bolan of T.Rex is killed in a car crash at age 29.  The car…