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 discuss 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 1949, John and Chuck Panozzo the drummer and bassist respectively with Styx.

Born today in 1966, Nuno Bettencourt singer, songwriter and guitarist with Extreme.

Today in 1969, Blind Faith’s self-titled debut album went to number 1 on the UK album chart.

Died today in 1973, singer, songwriter and guitarist Jim Croce aged 30.

Today in 1975, David Bowie went to number 1 in the US with “Fame”.

Today in 1976, AC/DC released their third studio album “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap”.

Today in 1980, Queen went number 1 on the US album chart with “The Game”.

Today in 1986, Huey Lewis And The News went to number 1 on the US singles chart with “Stuck With You”.

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