Rock N’ Roll Diary: January 10

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It’s Rod Stewart’s birthday. In 1965, he was in band called Steampacket, which featured vocals from himself, Julie Driscoll and what other British blues icon?

Answer: Long John Baldry

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

  • 1971: Bob Dylan accompanied country star Earl Scruggs on “Nashville Skyline Rag” and “East Virginia Blues” for a documentary
  • 1981: John Lennon’s “Double Fantasy” album was certified platinum for sales of 1 million copies on this day – It was the last album he did before his murder
  • 1985: Ted Nugent made a guest appearance on the “Miami Vice” TV show. He played a crazed cocaine dealer and killer!
  • 1997: Boston’s 1st album was certified multi-platinum for sales exceeding 16 million copies!

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