Rock History Blog

Rock and Roll Roadmaps specializes in covering the history of both American and Canadian Rock & Roll. In addition to finding the locations where Rock Artists played, stayed, lived, and died. Visitors to the site can view hundreds of artists and bands alphabetically from the link “Rock Artists” found in the top navigation on the website.

Our blog features news stories and information related to rock music history. Make sure to bookmark this page for all of the latest in rock music history!

Marc Harris, senior editor.

December Important Dates In Rock History

• December 1 - John Densmore Born Billy Paul Born Gilbert O'Sullivan Born Lou Rawls Born • December 3 - Ozzy Osbourne Born Rubber Soul Released • December 4 - Fire At The Casino Montreux inspires Deep Purple‘s "Smoke on the Water" Dennis Wilson Born Chris Hillman Born...

July Important Dates In Rock History

• July 1 - Delaney Bramlett Born• July 3 -Jim Morrison DiesBrian Jones Dies• July 4 - Alan Wilson BornJeremy Spencer BornBill Withers Born• July 5 -Robbie Robertson Born• July 7 -Ringo Starr Born• July 8 -Jai Johnny Johnson Born• July 10 -Arlo Guthrie...

May Important Dates In Rock History

• May 1 - Judy Collins Born
 Rita Coolidge Born Elvis and Priscilla Presley Married • May 3 - James Brown Born Mary Hopkin Born Pete Seeger Born • May 4 - Ed Cassidy Born • May 5 - Bill Ward Born • May 8 - Ricky Nelson Born Gary Glitter Born • May 9 - Richie Fury Born...

Artists on Tour in 2023

For details, visit on Tour in 2023 Include:Eagles has 5 concert datesMetallica has 16 concertsElton John has 63 concertsJourney has 40 concertsRed Hot Chili Peppers has 9 concertsRod Stewart has 35 concertsDef...