1929: Berry Gordy (Founder of Motown Records)
1943: Randy Newman
1949: Hugh McKenna (Sensational Alex Harvey Band)
1962: Matt Cameron (Soundgarden / Pearl Jam / Temple of the Dog)
1971: Rory Gallagher released his second album, ‘Deuce’.
1974: Yes released their ‘Relayer‘ album.
1974: John Lennon made his last ever concert appearance, when he joined Elton John on stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1980: Alan Parsons Project released the album, ‘Turn of a Friendly Card’.
1987: David Bowie performed his ‘Glass Spider’ concert at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland ~ I was there!
1993: Death of Steppenwolf drummer, Jerry Edmonton [aged 47].
2005: Death of drummer, Tony Meehan of The Shadows [aged 62].
The totally amazing, mind-boggling ‘Relayer‘ album was released by YES, 45 years ago today! The epic glory of “The Gates of Delirium”, the phenomenal musicianship of “Sound Chaser” and the blissful caress of “To Be Over”. A 10 out of 10 LP, in my book! 🙂
Happy 57th Birthday to Matt Cameron, drummer for mighty good bands ~ Soundgarden, Pearl Jam & Temple of the Dog. Here’s Matt in action on a key track from Soundgarden…