Ronald Belford “Bon” Scott ~ b. July 9, 1946. The original.
Released on July 9, 1986, it’s Billy Joel’s 10th album and one of his most successful. A couple of his early influences — Ray Charles and Steve Winwood — make a music appearance on the album.
U2 releases their Grammy-Award winning album on July 5, 1993. It’s co-produced by The Edge, Flood and Brian Eno.
July 5, 1965 ~ The Beach Boys release their ninth album. BBC Music says, “If Pet Sounds is the critics’ favorite, Summer Days is perhaps the people’s day at the beach.”
Lindsey releases his second solo album on July 3, 1984. It’s the epitome of a solo album in that he plays every damn instrument on the album.
July 3, 1996 ~ Alice In Chains play the Kemper Area in Kansas City. It’s their last appearance with Layne Staley.
July 2, 1979 ~ Neil Young and Crazy Horse release what ends up being #351 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
It’s as close to perfection as you can get.
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers release “Into The Great Wide Open” on July 2, 1991. It’s the second album produced by Jeff Lynn. It also produces one of the best song videos of all time featuring Johnny Depp and Faye Dunaway.