The Rock History Report for July 22nd

1963 – The Fab Four’s first U.S. album, Introducing… The Beatles, was released.

1967 – Vanilla Fudge made their live debut with a concert in New York.

1968 – The Byrds released their album Sweetheart of the Rodeo.

1972 – The Who released the song “Join Together.”

1977 – Elvis Costello’s debut album, My Aim Is True, was released in Britain.

1979 – Little Richard, speaking at a revival meeting in North Richmond, California as Reverend Richard Penniman, warned the congregation about the evils of Rock & Roll.