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Classic Rock Almanac

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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Alex Lifeson

Classic Rock Almanac August 27, 2018

Alex Lifeson celebrates 65 today!
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The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac August 26, 2018

In 1968 The Beatles' "Hey Jude," backed with "Revolution," is issued in the US. It spends nine weeks at #1.
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Gene Simmons

Classic Rock Almanac August 25, 2018

Gene Simmons celebrates 69 today!
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Arlo Guthrie

Classic Rock Almanac August 24, 2018

In 1969 Alice's Restaurant, a feature film derived from Arlo Guthrie's 18-minute song and starring Guthrie as himself, opens.
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Classic Rock Almanac

Classic Rock Almanac August 23, 2018

The late Keith Moon would have celebrated his birthday today.
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