The rustic Americana that the Band had rubbed up against on their 1968 debut album 'Music From Big Pink' was just the start.
On Sept. 21, 1984, Bruce Springsteen's 'Born in the U.S.A.' became the first CD manufactured in America.
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.
"No junior Ginger Bakers."
Of all the low points Bob Dylan somehow steered into throughout his long career -- the early '70s, the late '70s, the early '80s, etc. -- none was as low as the one he reached by the mid- and late-'80s.
On Sept. 18, 1983, an unthinkable event in Kiss-story took place: the world's most famous masked band removed their makeup and revealed their true faces.
Frank Zappa once referred to 'Joe's Garage' as a "stupid little story about how the government is going to do away with music."
‘Shindig!,’ TV's first prime-time rock music show, premiered on ABC on Sept. 16, 1964.
Some of rock's biggest names banded together to protest the nuclear energy industry in September of 1979.
The celebrated Mark II lineup of Deep Purple had long refused to get back together simply to cash checks on a reunion tour.