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Jerry Garcia, leader of the legendary group The Grateful Dead, works with his guitar on May 8, 1979. At the time of the Woodstock Festival, many groups had an uncertain future. “Musically, it was a total disaster for us,” Garcia said of Woodstock in a interview. “I remember people standing in back of us yelling the stage is falling down. Plus it was wet for so long and we had all that electronic equipment.” (AP Photo)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 1

It’s Jerry Garcia’s birthday. How old was the Grateful Dead guitarist when he passed in 1995

08/01/2014

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 29:  Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts site at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 29, 2013 near Glastonbury, England. The wholesale market caters for traders throughout the Festival who are estimated to provide 3 million meals for festival goers, crew and performers. Gates opened on Wednesday at the Somerset diary farm that will be playing host to one of the largest music festivals in the world and this year features headline acts Artic Monkeys, Mumford and Sons and the Rolling Stones. Tickets to the event which is now in its 43rd year sold out in minutes and that was before any of the headline acts had been confirmed. The festival, which started in 1970 when several hundred hippies paid 1 GBP to watch Marc Bolan, now attracts more than 175,000 people over five days.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: July 31

In 1971, the Rolling Stones “Gimme Shelter” movie premiered in London. The film was a chronicle of the band’s 1969 American tour, in which they were criticized for their exorbitant ticket prices. How much was the top ticket?

07/31/2014

American folk/rock singer and songwriter Bob Dylan smiles during a meeting with the British press, April 28, 1965. (Photo by H. Thompson/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Did Bob Dylan’s 1966 Motorcycle Crash Really Happen?

Bob Dylan got into a motorcycle accident on this day in 1966, knocking him out of the limelight for two years. But it wasn’t as serious as everyone believed – turns out he pulled a fast one on you.

07/29/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: July 29

Happy birthday to Geddy Lee of Rush. Last year he had a cameo in what popular CBS-TV comedy?

07/29/2014

A sculpture (C) of legendary Rock n Roll frontman Bon Scott from the group AC/DC, who attended school in the local area, is displayed near the Fishing Boat Harbour in the historical Western Australian port city of Fremantle near Perth on April 30, 2009. Fremantle which was established in 1829 and is known as 'Freo' by the locals, boasts world famous heritage buildings and a fascinating maritime and convict history. Fremantle underwent a major re-development prior to hosting the 1987 defence of yachting's America's Cup and is still today a popular destination for international visitors and Perth locals.   MORE ON IMAGE FORUM    AFP PHOTO / Greg WOOD (Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch AC/DC’s Full Set From The 1979 “World Series of Rock” Festival

Aerosmith performed in Cleveland for the World Series of Rock festival on this day 35 years ago. Check out some rare video footage from the festival.

07/28/2014

The Allman Brothers Band, seen through an ultra-wide angle lens, play for the crowds at the rock festival outside Watkins Glen, N.Y., July 28, 1973.  (AP Photo)

That Time the Allman Brothers Set Attendance Records at Watkins Glen

The Allman Brothers Band, the Grateful Dead, and The Band played the Summer Jam at Watkins Glen on this day in 1973. The festival drew over 600,000 fans, which at the time set the record for “largest audience at a pop festival”.

07/28/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: July 28

It’s the birthday of the late Richard Wright of Pink Floyd. The keyboardist also sang some lead vocals. Which two songs did sing on “Dark Side of the Moon?”

07/28/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: July 27

Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Leon Wilkeson died in his sleep in 2001. Although he grew up in Jacksonville, where he connected with the other members of the band, he was born in New England. Where?

07/27/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: July 26

Happy birthday Mick Jagger. Does he have any siblings?

07/26/2014