Rock History

Join Gunner has he goes over all the important Rock dates in history. Relive all the chart-topping moments, milestones, bad breakups and first times again.
There will be no hall pass today. Here’s what happened today in Rock N’ Roll.


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1964 The Beatles play their first New York City concert at Carnegie Hall.

 


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1967 London police arrest Rolling Stones Keith Richards and Mick Jagger, along with Jagger’s girlfriend, singer and model Marianne Faithfull, on drug charges.

 


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1968 Jimi Hendrix gets an honorary high school diploma and the key to his hometown of Seattle, Washington.

 


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1972 “Black Dog” by Led Zeppelin peaks at Number 15 on the pop chart.

 


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1995 The Ramones finish recording what becomes their final studio album, Adios Amigos!

 


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1997 U2 holds a press conference at a Kmart in New York City to announce their upcoming PopMart world tour.

 


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2004 Metallica frontman James Hetfield hosts the first half of a two-part, two-hour look at the National Hockey League team, the Colorado Avalanche, for ESPN.

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