Stech’s Day In Rock (Sept. 7th)

September 7th

2005: New York nightclub CBGB was served with an eviction notice by their landlord. Artists such as The Ramones, Talking Heads & Patti Smith played their first concerts there.

2003: Warren Zevon died in his sleep from lung cancer at his home in Los Angeles, CA. He was 56 years old.

1997: Fleetwood Mac went to number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the fourth and final time with The Dance a live album recorded for an MTV special earlier in the year. It spent one week on top.

1996: Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres married supermodel Eva Herzigova in Sea Bright, NJ. Their marriage lasted until June 1998 when they divorced.

1992: Roger Waters released his third solo album Amused to Death which featured guest appearances from Jeff Beck, Don Henley, & Marv Albert. The album peaked at number twenty-one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart.

1985: Ringo Starr became the first Beatle to become a grandfather when his son Zak & wife Sarah gave birth to a daughter named Tatia Jayne.

1978: Founding drummer from The Who Keith Moon died in London at 32 years old of an overdose of Hemenephirin which he was using to cure his alcoholism.

1968: Led Zeppelin made their live debut at the Teen Club Box 45 in Gladsaxe, Denmark.

1968: The Doors reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first and only time with Waiting for the Sun which spent four non-consecutive weeks on top.

Birthdays:
Buddy Holly born in 1936
Chrissie Hynde-singer & guitarist for The Pretenders born in 1951
Benmont Tench-keyboardist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers born in 1954

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