July 13 - 19 | This Week in Music History
- 4 min
From Cream to Kid Rock, here's everything that went down this week in music history! 1966 – July 16th, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton formed Cream. 1972 – July 15th, Elton John started a five week run at #1 on the US album chart with his album Honky Chateau. 1982 – July 18th, Willie Nelson was at #1 on the country album chart with Always on My Mind. 1985 – July 13th, The Live Aid concerts take place in Philadelphia and London. 1986 – July 15th, Run-DMC’s Raising Hell becomes the first rap album certified Platinum. 1991 – July 18th, The very first Lollapalooza music festival is held in select locations throughout North America. 2001 – July 16th, Kid Rock’s album Devil Without A Cause goes Diamond, selling over 10 million albums in America.