Today In Rock History…June 21st
In 1989, The Who kicked off their first reunion tour in Glen Falls, NY at the Glen Falls Civic Center.
In 1975, Former Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore announced the formation of his new group Rainbow, which featured Ronnie James Dio on vocals.
In 1966, Jimmy Page (later of Led Zeppelin) made his live debut with The Yardbirds at the Marquee Club in London.
Happy Birthday to…
Don Airey – keyboardist for Rainbow, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake & Deep Purple born in 1948
Joey Kramer – drummer for Aerosmith born in 1950
Nils Lofgren – guitarist for Neil Young and The E Street Band born in 1951
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