Milestones in Rock - 12th June 2018

6am Milestone: Pink Floyd - Have a Cigar (Roy Harper on vocals) 

1941, Born on this day, English folk rock singer, songwriter Roy Harper.

Led Zeppelin wrote 'Hats Off To (Roy) Harper' featured on the bands third album. In 2005, Harper was awarded the MOJO Hero Award, and in 2013 a Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. 

7am Milestone: The Beatles - Drive My Car 

1965, The Beatles were included in the Queen's birthday honours list to each receive the MBE. Protests poured into Buckingham Palace, MP Hector Dupuis said 'British Royalty has put me on the same level as a bunch of vulgar numbskulls'.