Today In Rock History…July 7th
In 1988, MTV banned Neil Young’s music video for the corporate sponsorship attacking “This Note’s For You” which featured a Michael Jackson-lookalike with hair on fire. Over one year later it would win Best Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards.
In 1984, The Cars peaked at number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Magic”.
In 1980, Led Zeppelin performed their last concert with their original lineup at the Eissporthalle in West Berlin, Germany.
In 1968, The Yardbirds broke up which led Jimmy Page to form The New Yardbirds, who would later become better known as Led Zeppelin.
Happy Birthday to…
Ringo Starr – born in 1940
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