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Classic Rock Almanac March 22, 2018

Today would have been the 75th birthday of the late Keith Relf, the original singer of The Yardbirds. After the band broke up, Relf and Yardbirds drummer Jim McCarty founded a progressive rock group, which became much more successful after both of them were no longer in it. What group was it?
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 Eddie Money performs

Classic Rock Almanac March 21, 2018

Eddie Money celebrates 69 today!
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Don Henley, Joe Walsh and other members of the Eagles after a tribute to Glenn Frey was performed during the 58th Grammy Awards

Classic Rock Almanac March 20, 2018

10 years ago today the Eagles began a world tour in support of Long Road Out of Eden with the first of five nights at London's O2 Arena. Which song on Long Road Out of Eden had won a Grammy for the band just over a month before the tour kicked off?
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Bob Dylan

Classic Rock Almanac March 19, 2018

ANNIVERSARIES 2001-Aerosmith, Queen, Steely Dan, Paul Simon, Michael Jackson, Ritchie Valens, Solomon Burke, The Flamingos and pianist Johnnie Johnson are inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Kid Rock inducts and performs with Aerosmith. Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters induct...
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Roger Daltrey

Classic Rock Almanac March 18, 2018

In 1975 the movie Tommy has its US debut at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York.
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Michael McDonald

Classic Rock Almanac March 17, 2018

In 1976 The Doobie Brothers release "Takin' It to the Streets," their first single featuring singer Michael McDonald.
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Singer DAVID LEE ROTH, guitarist EDDIE VAN HALEN, bassist WOLFGANG VAN HALEN and drummer ALEX VAN HALEN of the legendary rock group VAN HALEN

Classic Rock Almanac March 16, 2018

Today is the 27th birthday of Van Halen bassist Wolfgang Van Halen. What is the title of the first Van Halen album to feature Wolfgang as the band's bassist?
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Mike Love of The Beach Boys performs

Classic Rock Almanac March 15, 2018

Beach Boys singer Mike Love turns 77 years old today. Which actor friend of Love's has performed live off-and-on with The Beach Boys since the mid-'80s?
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Meat Loaf

Classic Rock Almanac March 14, 2018

The documentary Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise had its premiere in New York 10 years ago today. Who was the producer of Meat Loaf's 1977 Bat Out of Hell album, which includes "Paradise by the Dashboard Light?"
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Adam Clayton of U2

Classic Rock Almanac March 13, 2018

Today (March 13th) is the 58th birthday of U2 bassist Adam Clayton. Which well-known supermodel was Clayton engaged to for a time during the '90s, though they ended up not marrying.
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