Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 5
Carter Alan / WZLX.com February 5, 2013 12:01 AM
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In 2006, the Rolling Stones played the Super Bowl. What three songs did they perform?
Answer: Start Me Up, Rough Justice and Satisfaction
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
- 1972: Neil Young released “Heart of Gold” as a single – it went all the way to #1 in the States.
- 2003: Former drummer of The Doors’ John Densmore filed a lawsuit against the other surviving members of the band and its new singer and drummer, claiming they were violating a copyright by using the name “The Doors” – he would win his case and the new group had to abandon the legendary name.
- 2006: The Rolling Stones played the halftime show at Superbowl XL in Detroit. The Steelers defeated Seattle in that contest.
- Checking the WZLX ticket stash: Fleetwood Mac played the first of three nights at the Boston Tea Party in 1970 and Sting played the Garden as a recent solo artist in 1988 – The Police had broken up two years prior.