Today In Rock History… December 4th
In 1964 The Beatles released their fourth album ‘Beatles For Sale’, which spent 11 weeks as the number one album in the U.K.
In 1971 Led Zeppelin’s album ‘Four Symbols’, otherwise known as ‘Led Zeppelin IV’,
In 1975 Kiss received their first Gold record with Alive!
In 1976 Kiss received their first top ten single in the U.S. with their song “Beth” which peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 SIngles Chart.
In 1976 Tommy Bolin, guitarist for Deep Purple and The James Gang was found dead in a Miami hotel room from a drug overdose. He was 25 years old.
In 1980 Led Zeppelin publicly announced that they would be disbanding after the drummer, John Bonham, died.
Happy Birthday to…
Gary Rossington-guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd born in 1951