On this day in 1956, Elvis Presley started recording his first album which featured 'Blue Suede Shoes'.

On this day in 1969, The Beatles with Billy Preston, played the famous rooftop gig on top of the Apple building on Savile Row, London.

On this day in 1973, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss made their first appearance as KISS in New York.

On this day in 2010, Neil Young was named the Musicares person of the year for his "influential artistic accomplishments and philanthropic work".

On this day in 2013, Mick Jagger was named the most stylish rock star of all time by a website called Complex. He beat out Prince, David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, Sid Vicious and Keith Richards.

...and a big Happy Birthday to Phil Collins (1951)


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