Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 22

Carter Alan /

Led Zeppelin released its single “Whole Lotta Love” on this day in 1969. It was the band’s second single. What was the first?

Answer: Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown

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

  • 1965: Bob Dylan marries Sara Lowndes in a secret wedding.
  • 1969: Led Zeppelin releases the single “Whole Lotta Love.”
  • 1981: The Rolling Stones jam with mentor Muddy Waters at a Chicago nightclub.
  • 1982: Then-Mayor Sara Robertson in Worcester declares “Van Halen Day” in the city after local fans collect 25,000 signatures for a petition requesting the band to add a second Worcester show to their tour at the time.

And from the WZLX ticket stash…The Doors played the Music Hall in 1971, Neil Young and Crazy Horse also rocked the Music Hall in 1976, The Cars played the Paradise in 1977, and Cheap Trick headlined a benefit concert for Boston’s homeless at the Bayside Expo Center.

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