Time to take a look back into this day in rock history: September 12


“The Tears Of A Clown”, is the first UK No.1 for Smokey Robinson and the Miracles. 

Johnny Cash falls victim to respiratory failure aged 71. Better known as “The Man in Black.”, Cash would open his concerts by saying, “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash.   An early rockabilly pioneer, Cash also had his own TV show in late 60s early 70s.

Let’s do it for Ahmet!  The surviving members of Led Zeppelin reform for a star-studded tribute concert in London honoring Atlantic Records’ Ahmet Ertegun. Jason Bonham fills in on drums for his dad. This first performance for 19 years took place at the O2 Arena in London