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Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 9

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It’s the birthday of Tom Fogerty, older brother of John, and a member of Creedence Clearwater Revival. He died in 1990 from what malady?

Answer: Tuberculosis

Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!

  • It’s the birthday of the late Tom Fogerty, brother of John Fogerty from Creedence Clearwater Revival!
  • 1965: The “Lost Jam” with Bob Dylan, Robbie Robertson, and Brian Jones took place in Brian’s hotel room in New York City during the “Great Blackout of ’65 – no electricity, no recordings.
  • 1966: John Lennon met Yoko Ono for the first time at the preview of Yoko’s art exhibition, “Unfinished Paintings and Objects”, at the Indica gallery in London.
  • 1970: Checking the WZLX ticket stash, Traffic was at the Boston Tea Party.
  • 1972: The James Gang and Foghat played the Aquarius Theatre.
  • 1981: The Rolling Stones rocked Hartford Civic Center in ’81.
  • 1987: Pink Floyd’s first album without Roger WatersA Momentary Lapse of Reason, is certified platinum.
  • 1988: Pete Townshend gives his first concert in England in 12 years.
  • 1995: Aerosmith slipped in a secret gig at the Middle East in Cambridge to rehearse material for their “Nine Lives” album.
  • 2003: And the Rolling Stones perform a second show in china at the Hong Kong festival.
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