March 2 – On this day in music

Interviews on this day

2-Mar-13 Peter Iwers – In Flames
2-Mar-13 All Shall Perish
2-Mar-13 Ryan Clark – Demon Hunter
2-Mar-13 Battlecross
2-Mar-15 Bebe Buell
2-Mar-15 Chris Buck
2-Mar-17 David Reece – Sainted Sinners, Accept

Events in music

  • 1964 Beatles begin filming “Hard Days Night”, Harrison meets Patti Boyd
  • 1989 Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” premieres on worldwide Pepsi commercial

Birthdays in music

  • 1942 Lou Reed, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Velvet Underground), born in New York City (d. 2013)
  • 1948 Rory Gallagher, Donegal, Irish rock guitarist and songwriter
  • 1956 Mark Evans, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1959 Andrew Farriss, Australia, rock keyboardist (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt)
  • 1962 Jon Bon Jovi, Sayreville NJ, rocker (Bon Jovi-Give Love a Bad Name)
  • 1966 Stevie Rachelle, rock vocalist (Tuff-What Comes Around Goes Around)

Deaths in music

  • 2008 Jeff Healey, Canadian musician (b. 1966)

Albums released on this day

The Doobie Brothers —— The Captain And Me ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Steely Dan —— Pretzel Logic ► Jazz-Rock >> 1974
Bananarama —— Deep Sea Skiving ► New Wave Dance-Pop >> 1983
Siouxsie And The Banshees —— Through The Looking Glass ► Post-Punk Alt Rock >> 1987
Tears For Fears —— Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82-92) ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1992
Steve Earle —— Essential Steve Earle ► Alt. Country >> 1993
Dimmu Borgir —— Spiritual Black Dimensions ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1999
Cheap Trick —— The Essential Cheap Trick ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 2004
John Hiatt —— The Open Road ► Roots Rock >> 2010

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