Rock N’ Roll Diary: January 8

Carter Alan /

Happy birthday to David Bowie! What was his last album of new material?

Answer: The Next Day

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

  • 1975: Led Zeppelin set a new record for concert ticket sales when the group sold out three nights at Madison Square Garden in just 4 hours.
  • 1979: Rush was named “The Canadian Ambassadors of Music” by the Canadian government in 1979.
  • 1983: The single “I Do” from the J. Geils Band peaked at #24 on the U.S. charts.
  • 1993: Elvis Presley stamps went on sale at U.S. Post Offices across the country commemorating The King’s 58th birthday.
  • 2006: The 2nd season of Ted Nugent’s reality show “Wanted Ted or Alive” began on the Outdoor Life Network.
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