Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: January 24 in Classic Rock History

On this night in 2000, Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young played the first date on their reunion tour. The tour came on the heels of what studio release?


ANSWER: The “Looking Forward” album by CSNY


What else happened on this day in rock n’ roll history? Here’s the Rock N’ Roll Diary for January 24, from the College of Classic Rock Knowledge – 100.7 WZLX!

Happy birthday: The late comic and musician John Belushi as well as Warren Zevon, who passed away in 2003…

1962: Brian Epstein became the Beatles manager – it was a handshake agreement, no contracts were signed…

1969: Jethro Tull played its first U.S. concert in New York City…

1969: The Doors were in the Big Apple – they sold out Madison Square Garden with a top ticket price of $6.50!

1984: Yoko Ono toured Liverpool with Sean Lennon, visiting sites made famous by the Beatles…

1995: Van Halen released the album “Balance.” It was their last album with Sammy Hagar on vocals…

2000: Crosby, Still, Nash & Young played the 1st date of their reunion tour in Michigan. It was the 1st time the quartet had performed together in 25 years…

In the WZLX Ticket Stash…Deep Purple played the Music Hall in 1976 and Elton John & Billy Joel were at the Fleet Center in 2002.

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