This Week in Rock Music History – Week 6

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Number 1 Hits from This Week in Music

1995 – “December” Collective Soul

1996 – “Until It Sleeps” Metallica

1998 – “I Lie in the Bed I Make” Brother Cane

1999 – “Lit Up” Buckcherry

2005 – “Holiday” Green Day

2014 – “Torn to Pieces” Pop Evil

2018 – “Devil” Shinedown

Music History Events from This Week

June 2, 1978 – Thin Lizzy released their double concert album, Live and Dangerous.

June 3, 1967 – The Doors released their rock hit, “Light My Fire.” The second single off their self-titled debut, “Light My Fire”

June 3, 2006 – Red Hot Chili Peppers were at No.1 on the UK and US album charts with Stadium Arcadium the bands ninth studio album.

June 4, 1970 – Deep Purple released their fourth studio album ‘Deep Purple

June 5, 1964 – The Rolling Stones played their first show on US soil at the Swing Auditorium in Southern California.

June 5, 2010 – Led Zeppelin were officially voted the nation’s favorite band by the BBC’s ‘I’m In A Rock ‘N` Roll Band’, coming ahead of both The Beatles and Queen in a phone-in vote.

June 6. 2017 – The site of the 1969 Woodstock music festival was officially recognized for its place in history when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that Bethel Woods Center for the Arts had been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

June 7, 1963 – The Rolling Stones released their debut single, “Come On,” in the UK.

June 8, 2008 – Rolling Stone magazine published a list of the Top 50 guitar songs of all time. No.5 was ‘Brown Sugar’ by The Rolling Stones, No.4 , ‘You Really Got Me’ by The Kinks, No.3, ‘Crossroads’, by Cream, No.2 ‘Purple Haze’, by Jimi Hendrix and No.1 ‘Johnny B Goode’, Chuck Berry.