Classic Rock Almanac

Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer and Paul Stanley of Kiss

Classic Rock Almanac January 20, 2019

Paul Stanley was born today in 1952.
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Classic Rock Almanac January 19, 2019

In 1994 Paul McCartney inducts John Lennon into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Glenn Frey

Classic Rock Almanac January 18, 2019

In 2016, 67-year-old Glenn Frey, co-founder of The Eagles, died of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia while recovering from intestinal surgery.
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New member Mick Taylor (c) joins the Rolling Stones to replace lead guitarist Brian Jones, pictured in Hyde Park, London. (l-r) Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts.

Classic Rock Almanac January 17, 2019

Mick Taylor was born today in 1948.
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Peter Frampton

Classic Rock Almanac January 16, 2019

In 1976 Peter Frampton's "Frampton Comes Alive!" is released.
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Joe Walsh performs

Classic Rock Almanac January 15, 2019

In 1976, after announcing that Bernie Leadon had left the group, The Eagles introduce Joe Walsh as a permanent member.
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Recording artist Joe Walsh of The Eagles performs at the Hard Rock Stadium.

Classic Rock Almanac January 14, 2019

In 1975 Joe Walsh is presented a Gold record for his third solo album, "So What".
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Classic Rock Almanac January 13, 2019

In 1968 against the advice of Columbia Records executives, Johnny Cash visits Folsom State Prison in California to record a live album.
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Classic Rock Almanac January 12, 2019

In 1995 The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductees included Led Zeppelin, The Allman Brothers Band, Neil Young, Janis Joplin, Frank Zappa and more.
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Bruce Springsteen, right, watched Clarence Clemons play the saxophone during a December 12, 1984 concert before 23,000 fans in Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Clemons died last Saturday of a stroke. He was 69.

Classic Rock Almanac January 11, 2019

The late Clarence Clemons was born today in 1942.
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