Weather Alert

Clapton take Derek live and a Billy Joel LP cracks the top in Today’s Rock History!

JUNE 14TH IS THE 165TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS FAMILY HISTORY DAY, FLAG DAY, INTERNATIONAL BATH DAY, NATIONAL BOURBON DAY, NATIONAL FLIP FLOP DAY, NATIONAL MARRIAGE DAY, NATIONAL STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE DAY, PAUSE FOR THE PLEDGE DAY, WORK AT HOME FATHER’S DAY AND WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY.

1970

Grand Funk Railroad spends $100,000 for a block long billboard in New York’s Times Square to advertise its latest record, “Closer to Home”.

ALSO IN ‘70

Eric Clapton’s Derek And The Dominoes made their ‘live’ debut in Britain. The group was joined by Dave Mason, who played the guitar parts performed by Duane Allman on Derek And The Dominoes’ only studio album, “Layla”.

2016

Henry McCullough, who played guitar for Paul McCartney’s band, Wings, passed away at the age of 72.

1980

Billy Joel started a six-week run at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 with his second chart topping LP, “Glass Houses”. The album would go on to sell over 7 million copies on the strength of

Connect With Us Listen To Us On