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Freddie Mercury

Classic Rock Almanac April 15, 2019

In 1992, the three surviving members of Queen raised over $15 million at a charity concert in memory of the late Freddie Mercury, who died in November, 1991.
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Classic Rock Almanac April 14, 2019

Ritchie Blackmore wass born today in 1945 .
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Max Weinberg

Classic Rock Almanac April 13, 2019

" Mighty" Max Weinberg was born today in 1951.
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Classic Rock Almanac April 12, 2019

John Kay of Steppenwolf was born today in 1944.
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Classic Rock Almanac April 11, 2019

In 2017 J. Geils, who led his band to ten Billboard Top 40 hits between 1972 and 1982, died of natural causes at the age of 71.
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Peter Frampton

Classic Rock Almanac April 10, 2019

In 1976 Peter Frampton went to #1 on the Billboard album chart with "Frampton Comes Alive".
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The Beatles

Classic Rock Almanac April 9, 2019

In 1970 Paul McCartney announces a "temporary break with The Beatles," citing "personal differences" and adding that he will no longer record with John Lennon.
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Classic Rock Almanac April 8, 2019

In 2016 Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and Cheap Trick were among the artists inducted into teh Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.
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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Classic Rock Almanac April 7, 2019

In 1962 The Rolling Stones began to take shape when Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met guitarist Brian Jones at the Ealing Jazz Club.
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Classic Rock Almanac April 6, 2019

In 1968 Pink Floyd announces that founder Syd Barrett has officially left the group.
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