A pair of VERY different albums dropped on this day in 1976. The 4th studio album from Lynyrd Skynyrd and the 7th from Genesis. Trick of the Tail was the first post Peter Gabriel album and marked the debut of drummer Phil Collins as the lead singer.
Rockers of not born on February 2 include Hollies, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's Graham Nash (1942) and Journey bassist Ross Valory (1949).
Keith Emerson was injured in a pyro effects malfunction during an Emerson, Lake & Palmer concert in San Francisco on this night in 1974.
Sid Vicious (John Simon Ritchie), bass player in the Sex Pistols ODed on heroin and died on this day in 1979. He was scheduled to go to trial in the stabbing death of his girlfriend in the Chelsea Hotel in New York City at the time of his death.
And on Feb. 2, 2014 the Red Hot Chili Peppers got a bit red faced when criticism started flying over the group appearing with Bruno Mars during his half time set at the Super Bowl with their instruments not plugged in.