classic rock almanac

(left to right bassist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward, singer Ozzy Osbourne and guitarist Tony Iommi

Classic Rock Almanac May 5, 2019

Bill Ward was bron today in 1948.
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Neil Young

Classic Rock Almanac May 4, 2019

In 1970 four students were shot and killed by the National Guard at Kent State University in Ohio during an anti-war demonstration. Neil Young reacted to the senseless slayings by writing and recording the song, "Ohio", with Crosby, Stills & Nash, the very next day.
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Bob Seger

Classic Rock Almanac May 3, 2019

In 1980 Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band started a six week run at #1 on the US album chart with "Against The Wind".
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Lou Gramm

Classic Rock Almanac May 2, 2019

Lou Gramm of Foreigner was born today in 1950.
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Randy Bachman

Classic Rock Almanac May 1, 2019

In 1973 Bachman-Turner Overdrive, featuring former Guess Who guitarist Randy Bachman, release their first album.
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Wayne Kramer

Classic Rock Almanac April 30, 2019

Wayne Kramer was born today in 1948.
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Ronnie James Dio

Classic Rock Almanac April 29, 2019

In 1980 Black Sabbath began their first tour with vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who had replaced Ozzy Osbourne.
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Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Hurley

Classic Rock Almanac April 28, 2019

In 1990 Jon Bon Jovi marries his high school sweetheart, Dorothea Hurley, at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas.
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 Ace Frehley preforms at The Children Matter Benefit Concert Featuring Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, Don Felder And Cheap Trick on September 2, 2017 at CHS Field Stadium in St Paul, Minnesota.

Classic Rock Almanac April 27, 2019

Ace Frehley was born today in 1951.
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Classic Rock Almanac April 26, 2019

In 1971 John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison officially end their plans to appeal Paul McCartney's efforts to legally dissolve The Beatles.
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