Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 26

Carter Alan /

Happy birthday to founding Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie. Who were the other three founding members of that band in 1967?

Answer: Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer and Mick Fleetwood

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

  • Happy birthday to the founding bassist of Fleetwood Mac, John McVie!
  • 1962: The Beatles’ first album Please, Please Me is recorded in one day. The album comes out in England in January of 1963.
  • 1968: Cream performs its last concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Newcomer Yes was the opening band.
  • 1975: Elton John becomes the first performer to have a concert at Los Angeles Dodger Stadium since The Beatles toured there in 1966.
  • 1980: Paul McCartney and Wings’ movie “Rockshow” premieres in New York City, containing footage of the 1976 U.S. tour.
  • 1988: Pink Floyd’s album Delicate Sound of Thunder is taken into orbit by the crew of a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.
  • 1994: The Eagles’ reunion album Hell Freezes Over hits number No.1 in the U.S. on the billboard album sales chart.

From the WZLX ticket stash…It was Joe Cocker at the Boston Tea Party in 1969 with opening band Fleetwood Mac.

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