Why December 31st Matters In Rock History
By Dave Basner
December 31, 2019
It’s December 31st and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:
In 1973, some big names in music made their live debuts. AC/DC played their first-ever show at a bar in Sydney, Australia, while Journey performed live for the first time during a New Year’s Eve gig at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom.
In 1963, The Kinks made their live debut playing the Lotus House Restaurant in London.
In 1966, The Monkees began a seven-week run on top of the charts with their version ofNeil Diamond’s song “I’m a Believer.”
And in 2000, The Black Crowes’ Chris Robinson married actress Kate Hudson.
And that’s what happened today in rock history.
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