Classic Rock Almanac

The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac August 26, 2018

In 1968 The Beatles' "Hey Jude," backed with "Revolution," is issued in the US. It spends nine weeks at #1.
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Gene Simmons

Classic Rock Almanac August 25, 2018

Gene Simmons celebrates 69 today!
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Arlo Guthrie

Classic Rock Almanac August 24, 2018

In 1969 Alice's Restaurant, a feature film derived from Arlo Guthrie's 18-minute song and starring Guthrie as himself, opens.
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Classic Rock Almanac August 23, 2018

The late Keith Moon would have celebrated his birthday today.
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Classic Rock Almanac August 22, 2018

In 1970 Derek and the Dominos begin work on their first and only studio album, Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs.
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Glenn Hughes at the Rock Hall

Classic Rock Almanac August 21, 2018

Glenn Hughes celebrates 66 today!
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 Robert Plant birthday

Classic Rock Almanac August 20, 2018

Robert Plant celebrates 70 today!
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Ian Gillan

Classic Rock Almanac August 19, 2018

Ian Gillan celebrates 73 today!
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Jon Bon Jovi performs

Classic Rock Almanac August 18, 2018

In 1986 Bon Jovi releases Slippery When Wet.
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Rick Allen from Def Leppard

Classic Rock Almanac August 17, 2018

In 1986 Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen plays his first concert since losing his left arm in a car accident.
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