This Day in History: 2023-09-10
The Beatles “Revolver” tops the U.S. Album Chart. The band’s seventh studio effort is “regarded as one of the greatest and most innovative albums in the history of popular music.” 1966
“Good Day Sunshine,” “Got To Get You Into My Life” and “Tomorrow Never Knows” are among the standout tracks.
“Alive!” by KISS is out. The double-set is the band’s first platinum album. 1975
Foreigner’s third album, “Head Games,” drops. The album goes on to sell five million copies in the U.S. 1979
Guns N’ Roses hold the #1 spot with “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” a song inspired by Erin Everly, briefly Axl Rose’s wife and daughter of Don Everly (Everly Brothers). 1988
The track is on GNR’s debut album “Appetite For Destruction.”
“Smells Like Teen Spirit” is released. The classic Nirvana track from the band’s “Nevermind” album peaks at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, #7 on Mainstream Rock and #1 on Alternative Airplay. Twenty-years after its release the song goes nets one-billion streams on Spotify. 1991