Classic Rock Almanac

Jon Anderson of YES performs

Classic Rock Almanac October 25, 2018

Jon Anderson celebrates 74 today!
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former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman

Classic Rock Almanac October 24, 2018

Bill Wyman celebrates 82 today!
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Robert Trujillo

Classic Rock Almanac October 23, 2018

Robert Trujillo celebrates 54 today!
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 Bob Seger

Classic Rock Almanac October 22, 2018

In 1976 Bob Seger releases Night Moves, which sells more than five-million copies.
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Classic Rock Almanac October 21, 2018

In 1977 Meat Loaf releases Bat Out of Hell.
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Classic Rock Almanac October 20, 2018

In 1977 three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd are killed when their plane crashes. Lead singer Ronnie Van Zant (28), guitarist Steve Gaines (28) and his sister, background vocalist Cassie Gaines (29), die. Other bandmembers suffer serious injuries.
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Classic Rock Almanac October 30, 2018

Grace Slick turns 79 today!
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Rock star Tom Petty

Classic Rock Almanac October 19, 2018

In 1979 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers release their third album, Damn the Torpedoes.
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imi Hendrix performs on his Fender Stratocaster electric guitar at the Fillmore East in New York.

Classic Rock Almanac October 18, 2018

In 1966 The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays its first big gig, before an audience of 14,500 at the Olympic Theater in Paris. The UK press calls Jimi "the wild man of pop."
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Classic Rock Almanac October 17, 2018

In 2000 the piano on which John Lennon composed "Imagine" sells at auction for over two-million dollars to an unidentified buyer who turns out to be George Michael.
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