It’s Freddy Mercury’s birthday. What was the birth name of Queen’s lead singer?
ANSWER: Farrokh Bulsara
What else happened on this day in rock n’ roll history? Here’s the Rock N’ Roll Diary for September 5, from the College of Classic Rock Knowledge – 100.7 WZLX!
- 1968: The Doors performed “Hello, I Love You” live on a rooftop for “Top of the Pops”.
- 1971: Five films by John and Yoko were screened at the London Arts Spectrum. They were met with mediocre reviews.
- 1976: Gary Rossington, former guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd, lost most of his teeth and broke his knee cap when his car hit a telephone pole, a tree, and then a house!