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Rock N’ Roll Diary: January 9

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Singer Robert Plant, left, and guitarist Jimmy Page, right, of the British rock band Led Zeppelin perform at the Live Aid concert at Philadelphia's J.F.K. Stadium in this file photo July 13, 1985. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

Singer Robert Plant, left, and guitarist Jimmy Page, right, of the British rock band Led Zeppelin perform at the Live Aid concert at Philadelphia’s J.F.K. Stadium in this file photo July 13, 1985. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

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Happy birthday to Jimmy Page! What was his first post-Led Zeppelin solo project after the death of John Bonham?

Answer: The Soundtrack to Deathwish 2

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

  • 1977: Peter Frampton released his followup to the massively-successful Frampton Comes Alive album – The new studio release was called “I’m In You”.
  • 1982: Queen and David Bowie’s collaboration “Under Pressure” peaked at #29 on the U.S. charts.
  • 1984: Van Halen’s classic album 1984 saw its first mass-release. See Carter Alan discuss it on “Carter’s Catalog.”
  • 1992: Sting made a guest appearance on “The Simpsons” in an episode entitled “Radio Bart”
  • 2001: Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour won the rights to use DavidGilmour.com as his website address. The site had been used by a man selling Pink Floyd merchandise.
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