Today in Rock History is a music orientated segment where we would like to encourage readers to share their thoughts and tastes in music and discus the various aspects of any music topic. This post is not limited to rock music. You are encouraged to bring anything music related along that you would like to share, either by typing the name of a song and artist into the comments section or by sharing a youtube, vimeo, spotify or soundcloud link. If you are unsure how to add a link, simply write the name of the song and the composer and someone may very well do it for you.

Music is a huge part of peoples lives even if we aren’t all music enthusiasts. Music is all around us in advertising, background noise in shops and on the streets. It’s inescapable when you have teenagers but for most of us it is a huge part (if not a ritual) of our lives that we feel close to.

So kick back and enjoy Nechtan’s Today in Rock History playlist and see what new gems you discover.

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1941, Tom Fogerty rhythm guitarist with Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Born today in 1943, Lee Graziano drummer with The American Breed.

Born today in 1944, Phil May songwriter and singer with The Pretty Things.

Born today in 1948, Alan Gratzer drummer with REO Speedwagon.

Born today in 1948, Joe Bouchard songwriter, singer and bassist with Blue Oyster Cult.

Today in 1973, Billy Joel released his second album “Piano Man”.

Today in 1974, Bachman Turner Overdrive went to number 1 on the US singles chart with “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet”.

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