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CDJ Today: July 14 in Classic Rock

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July 14, 2011 – Triumph has a street named after them in their hometown of Mississauga, Ontario.  All three members attend the ceremony, and in true rock and roll style, they cut the ribbon with a chainsaw.

July 14, 1987 – The Steve Miller Band receives a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in front of the Capitol Records Tower.

Classic Rock Birthdays

July 14, 1912 – Woody Guthrie (born Woodrow Wilson Guthrie), guitar, vocals (d. 1967)
July 14, 1945 – Jim Gordon, session drummer
July 14, 1954 – Jos Zoomer, drums (Vandenberg)
July 14, 1949 – Tommy Mottola, manager, record company executive
July 14, 1952 – Bob Casale (born Robert Edward Pizzute, Jr.), aka Bob 2, guitar, keyboards (Devo), (d. 2014)
July 14, 1962 – Jeff Olson, drums (Trouble)
July 14, 1953 – Bebe Buell (born Beverle Lorene Buell), model, singer, groupie

Rock Remembrances

July 14, 1973 – Clarence White, guitarist with the Byrds, is  killed by a drunk driver after a show in Palmdale, California.  He was 29.  White replaced Gram Parsons in the Byrds, and helped to make them a more formidable live act.  He also was an in-demand session player, appearing on albums by Joe Cocker, The Monkees, Randy Newman, Linda Ronstadt, Arlo Guthrie, Jackson Browne and many others.


Eric Clapton Life in 12 Bars on DVD and Blu-ray

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