Creedence Clearwater Revival & John Lee Hooker

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October 16th: On this Day in Music History 1962, The first night of a two month Motown Records package tour started in Washington DC, featuring Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Mary Wells, The Miracles and 12 year old Stevie Wonder. 1965, The Beatles recorded 'Day Tripper' at Abbey Road studio's London in three takes, they then added vocals and other overdubs, completing the song before the end of the day. 1967, Folk singer Joan Baez was arrested, along with 123 others, for blocking the entrance to an Armed Forces Induction Center in Oakland, California. 1969, Record company executive and founder of the Chess record label Leonard Chess died of a heart attack aged 52. Home to John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Little Walter, The Moonglows, The Flamingos Jimmy Reed and Sonny Boy Williamson. 1972, Creedence Clearwater Revival split up following the failure of their most recent album, 'Mardi Gras'. After limited success as a solo act and some legal hassles with Fantasy Records, John Fogarty would have two bi ...
\m/ THIS DAY IN ROCK! \m/ 1906–Victor Talking Machine Company markets first gramophone with inbuilt speaker. Crank it up! 1917--John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an influential American post-war blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter born in Coahoma County near Clarksdale, Mississippi. 1938--Born on this day, Dale Hawkins, rockabilly singer, guitarist, (1957 US No. 27 single ‘Susie Q’). 1967 - Born on this day, Layne Staley, Alice In Chains. 1969–The three-day Wild West Festival starts at San Francisco’s Kezar Stadium, featuring performances by Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, Santana, and the Youngbloods. 1970–Bread hits with “Make It With You”. 1970–America experiences Creedence Clearwater Revival mania as the album Cosmo’s Factory hits No. 1 for the first of a nine-week run. 1970–Eric Clapton enters the studio to begin recording the Derek & the Dominos album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs. 1970–Elvis’ comeback is well and truly under way, as the Kin ...
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