classic rock almanac

Classic Rock Almanac

Classic Rock Almanac April 15, 2018

In 2001 former Ramones singer Joey Ramone (who was born Jeffrey Hyman) dies of lymphoma at a New York hospital, a month shy of his 50th birthday.
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Classic Rock Almanac

Classic Rock Almanac April 14, 2018

Ritchie Blackmore celebrates 73 today!
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Max Weinberg and Bruce Springsteen

Classic Rock Almanac April 13, 2018

The mighty Max Weinberg celebrates 67 today!
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Bob Dylan

Classic Rock Almanac April 12, 2018

In 1963, in his first major concert, Bob Dylan performs at Town Hall in New York City.
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Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison of The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac April 11, 2018

In 1970 The Beatles' "Let It Be" hits number-one amid the band's evident dissolution.
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Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison of The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac April 10, 2018

In 1970 The Beatles split up, according to London's Daily Mirror, whose front-page headline proclaims, "Paul Is Quitting The Beatles."
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Bruce Springsteen

Classic Rock Almanac April 9, 2018

In 1999 Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band kick off their reunion tour in Barcelona, Spain.
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Steve Howe, Alan White, Tony Kaye, Rick Wakeman, Jon Anderson and Trevor Rabin of Yes

Classic Rock Almanac April 8, 2018

Steve Howe celebrates 71 today!
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Mick Jagger

Classic Rock Almanac April 7, 2018

In 1962 Mick Jagger and Keith Richards meet Brian Jones for the first time at the Ealing Jazz Club in London, where he's performing in a duo called Elmo and Paul with future Manfred Mann singer Paul Jones.
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Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison of The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac April 6, 2018

Today is the 50th anniversary of The Beatles opening the offices of Apple Corps Ltd. on Wigmore Street in London. What was the A-side of the first single released by Apple Records?
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