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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 9

Jethro Tull played the Boston Tea Party on this night in 1969. How many times had they appeared in Boston previously?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 8

On this day in 1970, “Woodstock,” the movie premiered in London. Name the three prominent British acts that appeared on the soundtrack album. Note: Hendrix doesn’t count – he was from Seattle.


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 7

On this night in 1976 Lynyrd Skynyrd played the Orpheum. At that point, what was their most recent album?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 6

The Rolling Stones announced the formation of their on label on this day in 1971. What was the first American single release on Rolling Stones Records?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 5

The “Nine Lives” album by Aerosmith reached #1 on the Billboard Album Sales chart on this day in 1997. How many #1 albums have Aerosmith had in the U.S.?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 4

It’s Berry Oakley’s birthday today. In 1972, the Allman Brothers bassist perished in a motorcycle crash close to Duane Allman’s fatal accident the previous year. How many blocks from each other were the two crashes?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 3

The classic lineup of the James Gang featuring Joe Walsh, announced a reunion tour on this date in 2006. When Walsh left the Cleveland band back in 1971, what group did he form before going solo?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 2

Happy birthday to David Robinson of the Cars! Before joining that band, he drummed for what other Boston outfit?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 1

On this day in 1970, the movie “Woodstock” premiered in Hollywood. Instead of a red carpet, they had a muddy, brown carpet (just kidding!). For how many weeks was the triple-record soundtrack #1 in America?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: March 31

The Electric light Orchestra rocked the Boston Garden on this night in 1977. Jeff Lynne built this English band from the ashes of what previous band that he had been a member of?