The Rock History Report for October 29th

1957 – Buddy Holly & the Crickets released “Oh Boy!”

1963 – The Hollies began recording their debut album.

1971 – Duane Allman was killed when he was involved in a motorcycle accident in Macon, Georgia.

1975 – Joan Baez joined up with Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue.

1977 – Meat Loaf released Bat Out Of Hell.

1990 – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted The Byrds, LaVern Baker, John Lee Hooker, The Impressions, Wilson Pickett, Jimmy Reed and Ike & Tina Turner into its ranks.

1991 – Three members of Pink Floyd were injured in a Mexican auto race.

1996 – A judge in Pasadena, California dropped drug possession charges against Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland after concluding that he had taken great strides toward recovery in rehab.

1998 – Steven Adler gave himself up to authorities and began serving a sentence of 150 days for two counts of battery and violation of probation.


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