Cliff Burton vs John Paul Jones

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Bass Guitarist for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
Scottish American Sailor
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Castro Valley, California, United States
Residence
Kirkcudbrightshire
United States
Country
United States
10/02/1962
BirthDay
06/07/1747
September 27, 1986
Died On
July 18, 1792
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1986

In 1986, the Metallica band toured around Europe to promote their third album, “Master of Puppets

1984

”In 1984, Metallica released their second album, "Ride The Lightning," where Burton wrote six songs

1983

In 1983, the band released their first album “Kill ‘Em All” that featured Burton’s solo single, “Pulling Teeth

1982

In 1982, he joined “Trauma” a local band and recorded the song “Such a Shame

1981

In 1981 their band was successful to enter the "Battle of the Bands" contest

1980

In 1980, he graduated from Castro Valley High School with deep knowledge in music theory

1905

In 1905, after more than a century later, his remains were found and brought to America by US warships, where he was buried with full honors at the Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, in 1913, which now stands as a national shrine

1792

John Paul Jones’ health deteriorated continuously while staying in Paris and he died on July 18, 1792 due to interstitial nephritis

1790

Thereafter, he returned to Paris in 1790 for the remaining of his life

1788

He served in the Russo-Turkish War for a brief period during 1788-89 and then discharged

1787

At the end of the American War, he was discharged and soon joined the Russian navy under Empress Catherine II in 1787

1779

He took command of a 42-gun frigate, ‘Bonhomme Richard’ (named in honor of Benjamin Franklin), in September 1779, along with four other ships and two privateers, to invade England, in the Battle of Flamborough Head

1777

George’s Channel, taking up several prizes, in November 1777

1776

He took charge of ‘Alfred’ as captain in November 1776 and cruised to Nova Scotia winning several prizes and acquiring winter clothing for American prisoners captured in coal mines there

1775

When the American Revolution broke out in 1775, he traveled to Philadelphia and joined the brand-new Continental Navy as first lieutenant on the warship ‘Alfred’

1773

He added ‘Jones’ to his name, believed to be adopted from Willie Jones of Halifax, California, when he went to America to escape the trial of a murder he had committed in 1773

1770

In 1770, he severely flogged one of the sailors who died a few weeks later

1768

However, he began hating the slave trade despite the job being lucrative and quit to join ‘John’ in 1768

1764

In 1764, John Paul Jones was hired as third mate on ‘King George’ and was later promoted as first mate on ‘Two Friends’ in 1766

1747

John Paul Jones was born as John Paul on July 6, 1747 in Arbigland estate, Kirkcudbrightshire, southwest Scotland, to John Paul, Sr