Classic Rock Almanac

Roger Waters at Quicken Loans Arena

Classic Rock Almanac September 6, 2018

Roger Waters celebrates 75 today.
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Freddie Mercury

Classic Rock Almanac September 5, 2018

The late Freddie Mercury would have celebrated his birthday today.
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The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac September 4, 2018

In 1965 The Beatles' "Help!" hits #1 on the Billboard singles chart, topping Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," which peaks at #2.
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Classic Rock Almanac September 3, 2018

In 1989 the reunited Who completes its 25th anniversary tour, which grossed more than 34-million-dollars.
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Phil Collins

Classic Rock Almanac September 2, 2018

In need of a drummer in 1970, Genesis runs an ad in the English weekly Melody Maker. Phil Collins answers the ad and passes the audition.
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Classic Rock Almanac September 1, 2018

In 1983 Paul Simonon and Joe Strummer of The Clash fire singer-guitarist Mick Jones.
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Van Morrison performs

Classic Rock Almanac August 31, 2018

Van Morrison celebrates 73 today!
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Bob Dylan

Classic Rock Almanac August 30, 2018

In 1965 Bob Dylan releases Highway 61 Revisited. Powered by the hit single "Like a Rolling Stone," the album reaches #3 in Billboard.
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The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac August 29, 2018

In 1966 The Beatles perform their last official concert in front of 25,000 (15,000 shy of a sell-out) at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
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The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac August 28, 2018

In 1966 The Beatles perform at Dodger Stadium in LA. The crowd of 45,000 makes it the biggest show on their final US tour as well as one of the most frenzied.
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