Today in Rock History…Feb. 9th

Published On February 9, 2018 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

1985: Don Henley had his 2nd top 5 song as a solo artist with “The Boys of Summer.”
1974: Iggy Pop & the Stooges performed their final concert at the Michigan Palace in Detroit. Pop taunted & verbally abused the audience throughout the concert & had pieces of ice, eggs, & beer bottles thrown at him. The Stooges later reunited in 2003.

1972: Paul McCartney made his live debut with Wings with a surprise concert at Nottingham University in the U.K.
1964: The Beatles made their American live debut on The Ed Sullivan Show & performed a five song set including the number one single that week “I Want to Hold Your Hand”. The show had received more than 50,000 applications for the 728 seats in the studio.

Birthdays:
Rachel Bolan – bassist for Skid Row born in 1966

 

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