Today In Rock History…Sept.16th
In 2005, CMT Crossroads featuring Bon Jovi and Sugarland premiered on CMT. Bon Jovi would have a hit with Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland the following year with “Who Says You Can’t Go Home”.
In 1996, Pearl Jam kicked off their tour in support of “No Code” at the KeyArena in Seattle. This would be their final tour where they performed at non-Ticketmaster venues.
In 1978, The Grateful Dead ended their three night stand in Cairo, Egypt. They were the first Western rock band to perform in Egypt.
Happy Birthday to…
Ron Blair – bassist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers born in 1948
Kenney Jones – drummer for The Faces & The Who born in 1948
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