Rock N’ Roll Diary: June 22

Carter Alan /

In 2002 the Edge of U2 married his girlfriend Morleigh Steinberg.  She used to act onstage with the band during what song?

Answer: Mysterious Ways

Here’s the rest of the Rock N’ Roll Diary for today:

  • Happy birthday to singer/guitarist & producer Todd Rundgren!
  • 1968: The Jeff Beck Group made its U.S. debut at the Fillmore East in New York with Rod Stewart on vocals.
  • 1975: Eric Clapton joined the Rolling Stones on stage during a show at Madison Square Garden and jammed on “Sympathy for the Devil”.
  • 1990: Billy Joel became the first rock artist to perform at Yankee Stadium.
  • 1992: In an odd pairing onstage, Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour joined Tom Jones at a concert at the Town & Country Nightclub in London.

Checking the WZLX ticket stash…

  • 1970: The Band played Harvard Stadium.
  • 1979: Bad Company was at the Boston Garden.
  • 1992: Ringo Starr and his All-Star Band, including birthday boy Todd Rundgren, Nils Lofgren, Dave Edmunds, Joe Walsh, and son Zack Starkey played Great Woods.
  •  2003: The surviving members of the Grateful Dead, calling themselves simply “The Dead,” played the Tweeter Center with Steve Winwood.
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