Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 14

Carter Alan /

In 1974 David Bowie appeared at the Music Hall. What album was he out promoting?

Answer: Diamond Dogs

Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!

  • Happy birthday to James Young, singer & guitarist for Styx!
  • 1967: Pink Floyd embarks on an English tour as an opening act for the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
  • 1973: Bruce Springsteen releases his second album, The Wild, The Innocent and the E-street Shuffle.
  • 1979: Neil Young puts out his Live Rust album.
  • 1989: Aerosmith appears at London’s Hammersmith Odeon Theatre where David Coverdale, former Deep Purple and then-current Whitesnake singer, joined them on stage. The show was the start of a European tour, the first for Aerosmith in 12 years.
  • 1989: Ten Years After plays The Paradise Lounge on a reunion tour.
  • 1992: John Casella, John Mellencamp’s keyboard player, is found dead in his car in Indiana. It is ruled a heart attack.
  • 2001: Van Morrison wins a lawsuit against a London newspaper that erroneously published a story contending that the singer had an affair with Jerry Lee Lewis’ sister Linda while on tour.
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