Classic Rock Almanac February 9, 2017


Today’s Question: Don Henley was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year 10 years ago today (February 9th, 2007).

Who released a single titled “Don Henley Must Die” in 1990?
a) “Weird Al” Yankovic
b) Wild Man Fischer
c) Mojo Nixon
d) Don Felder


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2008-The Band receives a Lifetime Achievement Award at a pre-Grammy Awards event in Los Angeles.

2007-Don Henley is honored as the 2007 MusiCares Person of the Year in Los Angeles. An all-star concert in his honor features his Eagles bandmate Timothy B. Schmit, Bruce Hornsby, Michael McDonald and others.

1999-REM announce that they will tour the U-S for the first time in four years. This will be the band’s first time on the road without drummer Bill Berry.

1997-Brian Connolly, who was the singer in glam-era rockers Sweet, dies at a London hospital of alcohol-related causes at age 51.

1986-Pete Townshend, Chrissie Hynde and The Communards play a London fundraiser for victims of a Colombian volcano.

1972-Paul McCartney’s new group, Wings, makes a surprise appearance at Nottingham University, beginning a series of unannounced dates around the UK.

1964-The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, and draw what is, up to then, the largest audience in the history of American television.

c) Mojo Nixon

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