classic rock almanac

David Bowie

Classic Rock Almanac May 21, 2018

In 1983 "Let's Dance" by David Bowie hits #1 in Billboard.
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Joe Cocker

Classic Rock Almanac May 20, 2018

The late Joe Cocker would have celebrated his birthday today.
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Pete Townshend of The Who

Classic Rock Almanac May 19, 2018

Pete Townshend celebrates 73 today!
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(left to right) Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison of The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac May 18, 2018

In 1970 The Beatles' final album, Let It Be, is released in the US.
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L-R: 2017 inductees Bill Bruford, Rick Wakeman and Jon Anderson of Yes

Classic Rock Almanac May 17, 2018

Bill Bruford celebrates 69 today!
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Bob Dylan

Classic Rock Almanac May 16, 2018

In 1966 Bob Dylan releases the landmark double-album Blonde on Blonde.
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Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac

Classic Rock Almanac May 15, 2018

In 1975 Fleetwood Mac performs in El Paso, Texas. It's the first show by the superstar five-member lineup: Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Christine and John McVie and Mick Fleetwood.
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Graham Nash, Steven Stills, Neil Young and David Crosby (left to right)

Classic Rock Almanac May 14, 2018

In 1970, 11 days after the Kent State shootings, Crosby Stills Nash & Young release the single "Ohio" as a tribute to the victims.
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Mick Jagger

Classic Rock Almanac May 13, 2018

In 1966 The Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black" single is released in the U.K. It will go to #1 there, as well as in the US.
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Gene Simmons, Eric Singer, Tommy Thayer, Paul Stanley, KISS.

Classic Rock Almanac May 12, 2018

Eric Singer celebrates 60 today!
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