Today’s Question: 30 years ago today, George Thorogood & the Destroyers released their first live album, simply titled Live. which will go on to sell over a million copies.
The album opens with a cover of “Who Do You Love?” A studio version of the song appeared on Thorogood’s second album, Move It On Over. Who wrote and released the original recording of “Who Do You Love?”
a) Ronnie Hawkins
b) Dale Hawkins
c) Muddy Waters
d) Bo Diddley
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2007-Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Jimmy Buffett and Roger Waters are among the guests at Jon Bon Jovi‘s end-of-summer bash at his East Hampton, New York home. At the end of the night, Jon Bon jumps on stage with the house band and is joined by Macca, Joel, Waters and Buffett, all of whom have homes in the area. They play for an hour, doing classic rock covers. Springsteen had already left.
1987-Mick Jagger‘s “Let’s Work” single is released.
1986-George Thorogood and the Destroyers‘ release their first live album, which is simply titled Live. It will be certified platinum for a million sales in 1995.
1980-Fleetwood Mac ends a nine-month tour at the Hollywood Bowl, and Lindsey Buckingham announces that it will be the group’s last show for a long time.
1979-U2 make their debut with a three-song single, U-2-3, in Ireland.
1978-Styx release their eighth album, Pieces of Eight. It will be their second consecutive release to be certified triple platinum.
1977-Generation X, the London punk quartet led by singer Billy Idol, releases a debut single, “Your Generation,” in the U-K.
1972-David Bowie releases “John, I’m Only Dancing,” which some take as a gay love song, as a single in the UK.
1967-Boz Scaggs becomes the singer in The Steve Miller Band.
Greg Errico – 70 years old
Ex-Sly & the Family Stone drummer. Born in 1946.
d) Bo Diddley