3 October

Pick a Day


In Music History

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1945 Antonio Martinez (guitarist for Los Bravos) is born in Madrid, Spain.

1940 Pop rocker Alan O'Day is born in Hollywood, California.

1938 Rockabilly singer Eddie Cochran is born in Albert Lea, Minnesota.

1901 The first record company, The Victor Talking Machine Company, is incorporated, later merging with the Radio Corporation of America to become RCA-Victor.

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School Of Rock Premieres


School of Rock opens in theaters, starring Jack Black as a musician who poses as a substitute teacher and forms a band with the students. Classic rock abounds in the film, with teachable moments soundtracked to "Highway to Hell," "Smoke on the Water" and even "Immigrant Song" - a track secured after Black made a video literally begging Led Zeppelin to let them use it. The movie is also notable for featuring Miranda Cosgrove's acting debut.

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