classic rock almanac

Rick Allen from Def Leppard

Classic Rock Almanac August 17, 2018

In 1986 Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen plays his first concert since losing his left arm in a car accident.
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Ringo Starr

Classic Rock Almanac August 16, 2018

In 1962 The Beatles change drummers. Pete Best is replaced by Ringo Starr from Rory Storm & the Hurricanes.
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Classic Rock Almanac August 15, 2018

In 1969 the Woodstock Music and Art Fair begins on Max Yasgur's farm in Bethel, New York.
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David Crosby birthday

Classic Rock Almanac August 14, 2018

David Crosby celebrates 77 today!
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Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick performs

Classic Rock Almanac August 13, 2018

In 1979 The Cheap Trick single "I Want You to Want Me" is certified gold.
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Classic Rock Almanac August 12, 2018

Mark Knopfler celebrates 69 today!
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Classic Rock Almanac August 11, 2018

In 1995 Jerry Garcia's funeral is held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Belvedere, California.
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 Ian Anderson performs

Classic Rock Almanac August 10, 2018

Ian Anderson celebrates 71 today!
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Paul McCartney performs

Classic Rock Almanac August 9, 2018

In 1973 Paul and Linda McCartney and Denny Laine leave for Lagos, Nigeria to record Wings' Band on the Run album .
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Abbey Road

Classic Rock Almanac August 8, 2018

In 1969 The Beatles' Abbey Road cover photo is shot in London.
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