JANUARY 12: The Daily Flashback

January 12th, 2018, 9:00 am by Greg

1969: Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album is released.
1971: Janis Joplin’s album Pearl is released, three months after her death from a heroin overdose.
1993: Van Morrison became the first living inductee not to attend his induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

BIRTHDAYS
1904: Mississippi Fred McDowell
1926: Ray Price
1928: Ruth Brown
1930: Glenn Yarborough
1941: Long John Baldry
1946: Cynthia Robinson (Sly & the Family Stone)
1951: Chris Bell (Big Star)
1954: Felipe Rose (the Village People)
1965: Rob Zombie
1968: Raekwon (Wu-Tang Clan)
1970: Zack de la Rocha (Rage Against the Machine)
1974: Melanie Chisholm (aka, Sporty Spice)
1993: Zayn Malik (One Direction)

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DEATHS
1983: Reebop Kwaku Baah (of Traffic)
2003: Maurice Gibb (of the Bee Gees)
2007: Alice Coltrane

One thought on “JANUARY 12: The Daily Flashback”

  1. Fred says:

    seeing Ruth Brown, Charles Brown, and Bonnie Raitt together at SPAC was one special concert back in the day

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