Classic Rock Almanac April 9, 2020

April 9, 2020
Bob Dylan

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ANNIVERSARIES

1969-Bob Dylan released his ninth studio album Nashville Skyline.

1973-Newly signed to EMI Records, Queen played a showcase gig for their new record label at the The Marquee London. 

1983-David Bowie was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the title track from his latest album 'Let's Dance'.

1989-Rolling Stone Bill Wyman announced his forthcoming marriage to 19-year old Mandy Smith.

BORN TODAY

1932-Carl Perkins
singer-songwriter. Paul McCartney claimed that "if there were no Carl Perkins, there would be no Beatles." Perkins died on Jan 19, 1998