Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: August 17 in Classic Rock HistoryOn this day in 1969 it was the third and final day of the Woodstock Festival in upstate New York. Because of the frequent rainstorms, the show ran quite late. When Jimi Hendrix closed the festival it was late in the morning of the 18th. Who was actually the last band onstage on the 17th?
Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: August 16 in Classic Rock HistoryOn this day in 1975, Peter Gabriel announced he was leaving Genesis. He went onto a successful solo career beginning with a series of albums simply entitled “Peter Gabriel” before finally releasing one called “Security” in 1982. How many “Peter Gabriel” albums were there?
Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: August 15 in Classic Rock HistoryIt’s the anniversary of the most famous rock festival in history – Woodstock in 1969. This was the first day and the show began with a performance from which artist?
Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: August 14 in Classic Rock HistoryHappy birthday to David Crosby. Joni Mitchell once famously referred to the legendary singer as looking like what cartoon character?
Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: August 13 in Classic Rock HistoryThe ‘Woodstock ‘94’ concert was in its 2nd day in Saugerties, NY. What veteran of the original Woodstock Festival in ’69 led off the concert this day on the more mainstream-oriented North Stage?
Rock Talk With Carter: How Four Guitarists Succumbed to The Fleetwood Mac CurseOn August 12th of 1967, Fleetwood Mac mades its live debut at a blues festival in England. From there, guitarists Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwan, and Bob Welch all faced life-changing hardships.
Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: August 12 in Classic Rock HistoryForeigner played Cape Cod Coliseum on this night in 1978. When the band began to circulate their original demo tape to record labels, they had a different name. What was that first, soon discarded, name?
Carter Alan's Rock N' Roll Diary: August 11 in Classic Rock HistoryThe Rolling Stones played Moscow on this day in 1998, performing in Russia for the very first time. The stopover was part of what Stones tour?
Rock Talk With Carter: The Release of Pink Floyd's First AlbumHear all about Pink Floyd's first album, and the 27-disc box set they'll be releasing this November!
Rock Talk With Carter: Bob Dylan's Mysterious Motorcycle CrashWas Dylan's crash fact or fiction?
Rock Talk With Carter: When Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and The Who Reunited for "Live Aid"Hear all about Carter's experience at Live Aid in London!
Rock Talk with Carter: The Day The Jimi Hendrix Experience DiedOn this day in 1969, the Jimi Hendrix Experience played its final gig as a group on the last day of the three-day Denver Pop Fest at Mile High Stadium in Colorado.