Thursday, February 4, 2010

This Day in Rock History


1977 – Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” is released. The album shoots to the top of Chart Toppers’s chart staying there for 31 weeks. More than 17 million copies have been sold in the U.S.
1967 – The Monkees self-titled debut album started a seven-week run at No.1 on the UK chart.

Birthdays:
1948 – Alice Cooper (Vincent Furnier) is born in Detroit, the son of a minister. Although he sells millions of records, his only No. 1 album is “Billion Dollar Babies” in 1973.
1951 – Born on this day, Phil Ehart, Kansas, (1978 US No.3 single ‘Dust In The Wind’, UK No.59 single ‘Carry On Wayward Son’).
1952 – Born on this day, Jerry Shirley, drums, Humble Pie, (1969 UK No.4 single ‘Natural Born Bugie’).
1962 – Country Crooner Clint Black is born in Long Branch, N.J.

More photos of Fleetwood Mac may be viewed at: http://www.photosbynanci.com/Fleetwood2009.html