Today In Rock History…Sept.14th

Published On September 14, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1981, Genesis released their eleventh studio album Abacab which went on to reach number seven on the Billboard 200 album chart making it their first top ten album in the U.S. & it became their first platinum album in the U.S.

In 1969, Genesis performed their first paid concert in Surrey, U.K. at a cottage owned by Peter Gabriel’s former Sunday School teacher Mrs. Balm. They received 25 British pounds for four sets.

In 1968, Peter Townshend revealed in an interview with Rolling Stone that The Who’s next album would be a rock opera about a deaf, dumb and blind boy. This album would go on to become Tommy.

Happy Birthday to…

Steve Gaines – guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd born in 1949

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