Even though Status Quo are thought of as a one-hit-wonder in the U.S. for their 1968 single 'Pictures of Matchstick Men,' they're a rock-solid institution in their native England.
Until 1974, the Electric Light Orchestra had managed only modest hits with 'Showdown' and a cover of Chuck Berry's 'Roll Over Beethoven.'
'Graz 1975' captures the Mark III Deep Purple lineup in one of its very last performances. However, this is hardly the sound of a band in its final hours.
The Velvet Underground released a live album from five-year old tapes in Sept. 1974.
By the time their fourth studio album 'Dream Police' arrived in September of 1979, Cheap Trick had gone from cult following to mega-stardom -- all within a year.
Fleetwood Mac released their ninth album in Sept. 1974.
Long before Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks entered the picture, Fleetwood Mac were a triumph of British blues.
Led Zeppelin performed together for the first time on Sept. 7, 1968, but not under that now-famous name.
On Sept. 7, 1978, the world lost one of its most unique children when The Who's Keith Moon left us.
Hawkwind released 'Hall of the Mountain Grill' on Sept. 6, 1974.