On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1970, Elton John made his US live debut when he kicked off a 17-date tour at the Troubadour in Los Angeles.

In 1975, Bruce Springsteen released his third studio album Born to Run. The album peaked at number 3 on the Billboard chart eventually selling six million copies in the United States and has since been considered by critics to be one of the greatest albums in popular music.

In 2005, two former members of Guns N’ Roses were suing singer Axl Rose for allegedly naming himself sole administrator of the US rock band’s copyrights.

In 2014, Led Zeppelin’s ‘Whole Lotta Love’ was voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2 in the UK.