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:

Today in 1965, Small Faces released their debut single “Whatcha Gonna Do About It”.

Today in 1988, “Appetite For Destruction” by Guns N’ Roses went to number 1 in the US album charts.

Died today in 2009, Willy DeVille (William Paul Borsey Jr.) songwriter, singer and guitarist with Mink DeVille aged 58.

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Nechtan

Just a bloke getting on with life, seemingly becoming less tolerant, more grumpy and politically incorrect as I go.