classic rock almanac

Bon Scott

Classic Rock Almanac July 9, 2019

The late Bon Scott was born today in 1946.
Read More
Classic Rock Almanac

Classic Rock Almanac July 8, 2019

The Allman Brothers Band drummer Jaimoe Johanson was born today in 1944.
Read More
Ringo Starr

Classic Rock Almanac July 7, 2019

Ringo Starr was born today in 1940.
Read More
Two members of Liverpudlian pop group The Beatles, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), singer and guitarist, left, and Paul McCartney, singer and bass guitarist.

Classic Rock Almanac July 6, 2019

In 1957 Paul McCartney met John Lennon for the first time when Lennon's band, The Quarrymen were playing at a church social.
Read More
 A general view of atmosphere during Fare Thee Well, A Tribute To The Grateful Dead at Soldier Field on July 3, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

Classic Rock Almanac July 5, 2019

In 2015 the four surviving members of The Grateful Dead gave what they said would be their final performance, playing to some 70,000 singing, dancing and tearful fans at Chicago's Soldier Field.
Read More
Classic Rock Almanac

Classic Rock Almanac July 4, 2019

In 2013 after years of feuding over the right to use the name The Doors, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore announced that they would come together one last time to honor keyboardist Ray Manzarek.
Read More
The Doors during a press conference at Heathrow Airport, London (left to right); drummer John Densmore, keyboard player Ray Mansarek, vocalist Jim Morrison (1943 - 1971) and guitarist Robby Krieger.

Classic Rock Almanac July 3, 2019

In 1971 while on sabbatical in France, The Doors' lead singer, Jim Morrison died of heart failure and acute respiratory distress.
Read More
Roy Bittan

Classic Rock Almanac July 2, 2019

Roy Bittan was born today in 1949.
Read More
Bon Jovi

Classic Rock Almanac July 1, 2019

In 1983 a New Jersey based quintet calling themselves Bon Jovi are signed to Phonogram's Mercury label.
Read More
Classic Rock Almanac

Classic Rock Almanac June 30, 2019

In 1977 Marvel Comics issues the first of two comic books based on the costumed characters of the group KISS.
Read More

Pages