classic rock almanac

Eric Burdon

Classic Rock Almanac May 11, 2018

Eric Burdon turns 77 today!
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U2

Classic Rock Almanac May 10, 2018

U2's Bono turns 58 today!
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Billy Joel

Classic Rock Almanac May 9, 2018

Billy Joel celebrates his 69th birthday today!
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Alex Van Halen and Stine Schyberg

Classic Rock Almanac May 8, 2018

Alex Van Halen celebrates 65 today!
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Rolling Stones

Classic Rock Almanac May 7, 2018

In 1971 The Rolling Stones release "Brown Sugar" as a single in the US.
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Bob Seger

Classic Rock Almanac May 6, 2018

Bob Seger celebrates 73 today!
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Black Sabbath

Classic Rock Almanac May 5, 2018

Bill Ward celebrates 70 today!
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Neil Young

Classic Rock Almanac May 4, 2018

In 1970 at Kent State University in Ohio, four students are killed and 11 wounded by National Guard troops at an anti-Vietnam War demonstration. Reacting to the tragedy later in the month, Neil Young writes "Ohio," which Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young records
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Bob Seger

Classic Rock Almanac May 3, 2018

In 1980 Against the Wind by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band hits #1 on the Billboard album chart.
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Bruce Springsteen

Classic Rock Almanac May 2, 2018

In 1972 a scheduled "15-minute audition" by Bruce Springsteen for Columbia A&R man John Hammond turns into a two-hour performance and an invitation from Hammond to return the next day to cut demos.
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