Today In Rock History…Aug.13th

Published On August 13, 2018 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1999, “Detroit Rock City”, a movie about four teenagers who travel to Detroit to see Kiss in concert, premiered in theaters. The movie bombed at the box office, but would go on to become a cult classic.

In 1973, Lynyrd Skynyrd released their debut album. It featured such songs as “Simple Man”, “Tuesday’s Gone”, “Gimme Three Steps” & “Free Bird”.

In 1969, The Guess Who recorded “American Woman” at RCA Mid-America Recording Center Studio B in Chicago which went on to become their first number one single in the U.S.

In 1966, The Rolling Stones peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Mother’s Little Helper” which was their eighth top ten single in the U.S.

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