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Mark Knopfler

Classic Rock Almanac August 12, 2019

Mark Knopfler was born today in 1949.
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Classic Rock Almanac August 11, 2019

In 1987 The Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was named 'The best album made during the last 20 years' by Rolling Stone magazine.
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 Elton John

Classic Rock Almanac August 10, 2019

In 1976 Elton John played the first of seven sold out shows at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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The Grateful Dead in concert, circa 1970. From left to right, drummer Bill Kreutzmann, lead singer Jerry Garcia and bassist Phil Lesh.

Classic Rock Almanac August 9, 2019

In 1995, 53 year old Jerry Garcia, leader of The Grateful Dead, died at a California rehabilitation centre.
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The Edge

Classic Rock Almanac August 8, 2019

The Edge was born today in 1961.
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Cavern Club

Classic Rock Almanac August 7, 2019

In 1957 The Quarry Men, minus Paul McCartney who is away at camp, make their first appearance at Liverpool's Cavern Club.
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Stevie Nicks

Classic Rock Almanac August 6, 2019

In 1981 Stevie Nicks released her first solo album, "Bella Donna".
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Classic Rock Almanac August 5, 2019

In 1967 Pink Floyd released their debut album "The Piper At the Gates of Dawn".
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono

Classic Rock Almanac August 4, 2019

In 1980, after a five year hiatus, John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin recording their album "Double Fantasy" at New York's Hit Factory Studio.
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James Hetfield

Classic Rock Almanac August 3, 2019

James Hetfield was born today in 1963.
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