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ROCK ‘N ME - STEVE MILLER BAND - 1976

 

NEWS

• From coast to coast, the United States celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

• Jimmy Carter defeats incumbent Gerald Ford, becoming the first candidate from the Deep South to win since the Civil War.

• Israeli Commandos raided an airport in Uganda to free 103 hostages.

• The Supreme Court says that the death penalty is neither cruel nor unusual and is a constitutionally acceptable form of punishment.

• The Viking 1 landed on Mars successfully. (NASA releases the famous Face on Mars photo, taken by Viking 1.)

• The Son of Sam also know as the  .44 Caliber Killer, David Berkowitz terrioses NYC from July 1976 until his arrest in August 1977.

• Patty Hearst was found guilty of Bank Robbery.

• A car bomb fatally injures Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles.

 

FADS and ENTERTAINMENT

• MOVIES: “Rocky” while “Carrie” & “The Omen”

• The Seattle Seahawks play their first football game. 

• The first commercial Concorde flight takes off.

• The advent of the first “Super Computer” the “Cray 1

• IBM introduces the first Laser printer.

• “Apple” becomes a company.

 

#1@1

• On the album Fly Like An Eagle

• Miller credits the guitar intro to "Rock 'N Me" as a tribute to the classic song by Free, "All Right Now".

• The song is a playable track on Rock Band 2.

• The Steve Miller Band with “Rock`n Me” your #1 @ 1 from November 1976.

 



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