Bleeding Ulcers, Heart Failure and a King’s Tapestry in Today’s Rock History!

MARCH 14TH IS THE 73RD DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS GENIUS DAY, CELEBRATE SCIENTISTS DAY, NATIONAL POTATO CHIP DAY, NATIONAL SAVE A SPIDER DAY, POPCORN LOVERS DAY, SCIENCE EDUCATION DAY AND WORLD KIDNEY DAY.

1972

Carole King’s “Tapestry” LP is named Album Of The Year at the 14th Grammy Awards. The disc had been 1971’s best selling record.

 1981

 Eric Clapton is admitted to United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota after a serious attack of bleeding ulcers. He is forced to cancel a 60 date tour of the United States.

 2011

 Ronnie Hammond, the lead singer of The Atlanta Rhythm Section, died of heart failure at the age of 60.

 1987

 Huey Lewis and the News scored their third number one record in the US with a Bruce Hornsby composition, “Jacob’s Ladder”, one of six singles released from the album “Fore”.

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