Classic Rock Almanac

English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer Paul McCartney performing with the Wings at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, 18th September 1975.

Classic Rock Almanac April 24, 2019

In 1976 Wings' "At The Speed Of Sound" went to #1 on the US album chart.
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Promotional portrait of the British rock band Def Leppard, circa 1985. L-R: Steve Clark, Rick Savage, Joe Elliott, Pete Willis, Rick Allen.

Classic Rock Almanac April 23, 2019

Steve Clark of Def Leppard was born today in 1960.
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Peter Frampton

Classic Rock Almanac April 22, 2019

Peter Frampton was born today in 1950.
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Prince Rogers Nelson

Classic Rock Almanac April 21, 2019

In 2016 Prince died at the age of 57.
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Mick Jagger

Classic Rock Almanac April 20, 2019

In 1968 The Rolling Stones record "Jumpin' Jack Flash".
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Levon Helm

Classic Rock Almanac April 19, 2019

In 2012 Levon Helm, drummer for The Band died at the age of 71.
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Ringo Starr

Classic Rock Almanac April 18, 2019

In 2015 74-year-old Ringo Starr was inducted into Cleveland's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, becoming the last of The Beatles to receive that honor.
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Classic Rock Almanac April 17, 2019

In 2008 Danny Federici, the longtime keyboard player for Bruce Springsteen, died of cancer at the age of 58.
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Jeff Lynne

Classic Rock Almanac April 16, 2019

In 1972 The Electric Light Orchestra played its first live show.
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Freddie Mercury

Classic Rock Almanac April 15, 2019

In 1992, the three surviving members of Queen raised over $15 million at a charity concert in memory of the late Freddie Mercury, who died in November, 1991.
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