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On This Day In Def Leppard History - 1st August 2017

Def Leppard History.

On This Day in Def Leppard History - 1st August, the following concerts and events took place. Including the birth of lead singer Joe Elliott in 1959 who celebrates his 58th birthday today.

The band have performed seven times on Joe's birthday. Only once with Steve Clark in the band and never with the classic Steve/Phil band line up.

Read more about Joe's birthday.

The first birthday show for Joe was as a support act to AC/DC with Brian Johnson on vocals when he turned 21. The band had supported the same band in 1979 on Rick Allen's 16th birthday with Bon Scott on vocals (who died in February 1980).

Also on this day in 1981 the 'High 'n' Dry' album reached Number 26 in the UK charts.

Read more about this album chart anniversary.

As of 2017, Def Leppard have played 7 times on this date.

Last In Line 2017.
2017 - Live Concert / Last In Line

Colos-Saal, Aschaffenburg, Germany

Songs From The Sparkle Lounge 2008.
2008 - Live Concert

Sommet Center, Nashville, TN, USA

High 'n' Dry 1981.
1981 - Album Chart Peak

#26 - High 'n' Dry, UK

On Through The Night 1980.
1980 - Live Concert

The Palladium, New York, NY, USA

On Through The Night 1980.
1959 - Joe Elliott's 58th Birthday

Born on this day in 1959 in Sheffield, ENGLAND

Use the previous news links to go back through each day in history to June 2011.

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