This is more a pop than rock anniversary: One of the two funniest songs Johnny Cash performed, “One Piece at a Time,” hit number 29 today in 1976:
Birthdays start with Gary Brooker of Procol Harum:
Bassist Mike Porcaro of Toto:
Drummer Mel Gaynor of Simple Minds:
Here is a varied career: David Palmer sang for Steely Dan …
… and played drums for ABC and AC/DC:
Today is also the anniversary of the death of Jeff Buckley, who drowned today in 1997:
Today is also Wisconsin’s birthday. The Wisconsin Territory was shrunken down to the State of Wisconsin on May 29, 1848. So listen to some Wisconsin rock music today.