Sex Pistols legend Johnny Rotten was revealed as The Jester on The Masked Singer last night, he says he did the show to entertain his wife who is suffering from Alzheimer’s. He sang Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out” and “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” by Soggy Bottom Boys before revealing himself as the man behind the mask.
Rise Against has released their cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Fortunate Son” coinciding with Veterans Day. The track appears on their new album “Nowhere Sessions”.
In the History of Rock in 1957 – Buddy Holly’s “Peggy Sue” is released in the US, where it will rise to #3 and stay on the chart for sixteen weeks.
In 1969 – The FBI in Phoenix, Arizona arrested Jim Morrison for drunk and disorderly conduct aboard a plane. The Doors singer who was on his way to a Rolling Stones concert with actor Tom Baker had been drinking and annoying the stewardesses. The pair spent the night in jail and were released on $2,500 bail.
And in 1973 –Thirty radio stations across the United States broadcast what it billed as a “live” show by Mott the Hoople. It was really nothing more than studio tracks with dubbed-in applause.