This day in classic rock history...


In 1968…The Beatles turned all of their business affairs over to the newly formed Apple record company.

In 1971…Carole King’s Tapestry album was released.

In 1973…ABBA recorded their first single “Ring Ring” in Swedish, German, Spanish and English for a worldwide release.

In 1975…Phil Spector’s office released a statement that said the producer had suffered multiple head and body wounds in a car crash.

In 1978…Van Halen’s debut album Van Halen was released.

In 1979…The number one single in America was Rod Stewart’s “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?”

In 1979…Dire Straits released their signature single “Sultans of Swing.”

via Vh1 Classic Rock Nights with Eddie Webb » ON THIS DAY IN ROCK: FEBRUARY 10TH.

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