The Rock History Report for July 20th

1965 – A cultural milestone, Bob Dylan’s classic song “Like a Rolling Stone” was released.

1965 – Lovin’ Spoonful released their first record, “Do You Believe in Magic.”

1968 – Jane Asher announced that she was no longer engaged to Paul McCartney.

1974 – Joey Ramone took over lead vocal duties for the Ramones.

1975 – Steve Van Zandt played his first show as a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.

1979 – Electric Light Orchestra took out ads dedicating the release of their single “Don’t Bring Me Down” to Skylab.

1986 – The Sex Pistols film bio Sid and Nancy premiered in London.

1996 – Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil was arrested for assault, but was later released after performing at a Lollapalooza tour stop in North Carolina.


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