This Day in Music

by J.C. Sciaccotta

18 November 2010

 

The long-awaited book of Neil Cossar’s online calendar guide to half a century’s worth of rock and pop is finally available. Featuring a page for every day of the calendar, you can use this compendium of milestones and trivia to see what rock stars share your birthday (Jerry Garcia! Nice!) as well as catch-up on the dirt and glories of yesteryear. Fully illustrated with hundreds of photographs, press cuttings and albums covers, this book is must for the pop music historian.

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