Classic Rock Almanac

Mick Jones

Classic Rock Almanac June 26, 2019

Mick Jones of The Clash was born today in 1955.
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Billy Joel

Classic Rock Almanac June 25, 2019

In 1980 Billy Joel is awarded a Gold Ticket for performing in front of 100,000 fans at New York's Madison Square Garden.
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Beatles manager Allan Williams, his wife Beryl, Williams' business partner and black Calypso singer Lord Woodbine, Stuart Sutcliffe, Paul McCartney, George Harrison (1943 - 2001) and Pete Best.

Classic Rock Almanac June 23, 2019

ANNIVERSARIES 1975-Alice Cooper broke six of his ribs after he fell off the stage during a concert in Vancouver. Several dates on his Welcome to My Nightmare tour had to be cancelled. 1975-Jefferson Starship's LP "Red Octopus" was released. The album, marking the return of singer Marty Balin, went...
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Todd Rundgren

Classic Rock Almanac June 22, 2019

Todd Rundgren was born today in 1948.
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Ray Davies

Classic Rock Almanac June 21, 2019

Ray Davies was born today in 1944.
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Brain Wilson

Classic Rock Almanac June 20, 2019

Brian Wilson was born today in 1942.
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Ann Wilson

Classic Rock Almanac June 19, 2019

Ann Wilson was born today in 1951.
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Paul McCartney

Classic Rock Almanac June 18, 2019

Paul McCartney was born today in 1942.
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Classic Rock Almanac

Classic Rock Almanac June 17, 2019

In 1972 keyboardist Ron (Pigpen) McKernan played his final gig with the Grateful Dead at the Hollywood Bowl.
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A music fan at Woodstock pop festival in his car covered in anti-war slogans for love and peace.

Classic Rock Almanac June 16, 2019

In 1970 the sponsors of the original Woodstock Festival announce that they lost more than $1.2 million on the actual concert.
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