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Glenn Frey

Classic Rock Almanac January 18, 2019

In 2016, 67-year-old Glenn Frey, co-founder of The Eagles, died of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia while recovering from intestinal surgery.
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New member Mick Taylor (c) joins the Rolling Stones to replace lead guitarist Brian Jones, pictured in Hyde Park, London. (l-r) Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts.

Classic Rock Almanac January 17, 2019

Mick Taylor was born today in 1948.
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Peter Frampton

Classic Rock Almanac January 16, 2019

In 1976 Peter Frampton's "Frampton Comes Alive!" is released.
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Recording artist Joe Walsh of The Eagles performs at the Hard Rock Stadium.

Classic Rock Almanac January 14, 2019

In 1975 Joe Walsh is presented a Gold record for his third solo album, "So What".
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Classic Rock Almanac January 13, 2019

In 1968 against the advice of Columbia Records executives, Johnny Cash visits Folsom State Prison in California to record a live album.
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Classic Rock Almanac January 12, 2019

In 1995 The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductees included Led Zeppelin, The Allman Brothers Band, Neil Young, Janis Joplin, Frank Zappa and more.
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Bruce Springsteen, right, watched Clarence Clemons play the saxophone during a December 12, 1984 concert before 23,000 fans in Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Clemons died last Saturday of a stroke. He was 69.

Classic Rock Almanac January 11, 2019

The late Clarence Clemons was born today in 1942.
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A woman lays a rose at a mural of David Bowie in Brixton, London on the second anniversary of his death.

Classic Rock Almanac January 10, 2019

In 2016 David Bowie passed away after an eighteen month battle with cancer at the age of 69.
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Jimmy Page

Classic Rock Almanac January 9, 2019

Jimmy Page was born today in 1944.
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David Bowie

Classic Rock Almanac January 8, 2019

The late David Bowie was born today in 1947.
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