Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 18 in Classic Rock History

On this day in 2015, Stevie Ray Vaughan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by whom?

ANSWER: John Mayer

What else happened on this day in rock n’ roll history? Here’s the Rock N’ Roll Diary for April 18th, from the College of Classic Rock Knowledge – 100.7 WZLX!

  • 1973: Neil Young’s movie “Journey Through the Past” was premiered at the Dallas Film Festival…
  • 1981: REO Speedwagon scored its first #1 album with High-Infidelity…
  • 1988: Eric Clapton released his 4-cd box set “Crossroads”…
  • 2012: We lost American Bandstand host and music industry leader Dick Clark…
  • Checking the WZLX ticket stash…Steely Dan played the Orpheum with Duke & the Drivers in 1974…In ’75 it was Aerosmith and Foghat at the Boston Garden…And in 1985 U2 played the Centrum on their Unforgettable Fire tour.

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