Rock N’ Roll Diary: January 9

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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 as his website address. The site had been used by a man selling Pink Floyd merchandise.
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