Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 13
Carter Alan / WZLX.com February 13, 2013 12:01 AM
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Bob Dylan won the Oscar for best movie song of the year for “Things Have Changed” from “Wonder Boys.” What John Lennon song was also used in the soundtrack?
Answer: Watching the Wheels
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
- 1964: The Beatles arrived in Miami to tape their second Ed Sullivan appearance- over 7,000 screaming teenagers greeted them at Miami Airport!
- 1966: The Rolling Stones made a return appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show…Surprising, because Ed had vowed not to have the band on again.
- 1972: Led Zeppelin was forced to cancel a concert in Singapore when officials refused to allow them off the plane because of – get this – their long hair!
- 1982: Ronnie Van Zandt’s headstone, weighing over 300 pounds, was stolen from his gravesite in Orange Park, FL. It was found two weeks later.
- 1998: The Eagles sued the National Foundation to Protect America’s Eagles, claiming that the organization infringed on the band’s name and image.
- 2001: Bob Dylan won an Academy Award for his song “Things Have Changed” from the movie Wonder Boys.
- 2006: The University of New Hampshire banned Ram Jam’s “Black Betty” because school officials considered the song “theoretically racist.” The song had been used since 1977 as a rally song during hockey games. “Black Betty” was originally written by a black man – Leadbelly, back in the 1940s.
- Rummaging through the WZLX ticket stash…Jethro Tull was at the Boston Tea Party in 1969 for the 1st of 3 nights… And in 1982 Rod Stewart played the Garden.