Click below to listen to the Rock History Report:

Features Player

1963 - The Beatles released "She Loves You."

1965 - The Rolling Stones opened the second season of Shindig! with a performance of  "Satisfaction." Other bands featured in the season opener included the Kinks, Byrds and Everly Brothers.

1966 - Pete Quafe made his departure from the Kinks, who replaced him with John Dalton.

1970 - Jimi Hendrix made his final public appearance, playing with Eric Burdon and War at a London club.

1977 - T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan died in a car accident at the age of 29.

1978 - The Grateful Dead recorded a concert in front of The Great Pyramid in Egypt.

1985 - KISS released the album Asylum.

1993 - The home of Grace Slick was destroyed after being ravaged by a fire.

1998 - After 24 years, Mott The Hoople reunited to play at a Virgin Megastore in London.


1925 B.B. King
1942 Bernie Calvert of The Hollies
1948 Kenney Jones of The Faces/The Who

Image: Getty Images

Justin Starling for Citadel Digital © 2011