Today In Rock History…July 28th
In 1999, Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder joined Pete Townshend onstage at New York’s Supper Club during Townshend’s concert for The Who’s “Magic Bus” & “I’m One” & Pearl Jam’s “Better Man”.
In 1980, Max Webster & Rush recorded the song “Battle Scar” at Phase One Studios in Toronto for Max Webster’s final album Universal Juveniles.
In 1979, Aerosmith performed their last concert with guitarist Joe Perry for five years as they headlined the World Series of Rock at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland. Other acts on the bill included Ted Nugent, Journey, Thin Lizzy, AC/DC & The Scorpions; who performed their first concert in the U.S.
In 1973, Deep Purple peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Smoke on the Water” which was their second and final top ten single in the U.S.
Happy Birthday to…
Rick Wright-keyboardist for Pink Floyd born in 1945
Steve Morse-guitarist for Deep Purple born in 1954
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