Rock On!

Such an easy game to play

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

June 17, 1965

R-2177290-1278366742.jpegThe Beatles, working at Abbey Road Studios, finish work on Paul McCartney’s Yesterday.

ALSO ON THIS DAY: You better shape up


Iain Matthews

Back to the garden

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

June 16, 1946

Iain.Matthews...a.b-593x600Born on this day in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England — musician and songwriter Iain Matthewsa member of Fairport Convention and Matthews Southern Comfort, who have the 1970 U.K. #1 and 1971 U.S. #23 single WoodstockHe also fronts the bands Plainsong, Hi-Fi, No Grey Faith and More Than A Song.

ALSO ON THIS DAY: He really wasn’t where it’s at


Rod Argent

But she’s not there

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

June 14, 1945

Rod Argent_photo by Chris M. JuniorBorn this day in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom — musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer Rod Argent, a member of The Zombies, who have the 1964 U.K. #12 single She’s Not There.

ALSO ON THIS DAY: Should I get a set of white wall tires?


Joey Dee

The name of this dance

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

June 11, 1940

Joey Dee SB 54787_1.tifBorn on this day in Passaic, N.J., Joseph DiNicola, who becomes Joey Dee with Joey Dee and the Starliters, who score the 1962 U.S. #1 single Peppermint Twist, Part 1. Jimi Hendrix is a member of the band during 1964.

ALSO ON THIS DAY: If I look hard enough into the setting sun