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The Allman Brothers band perform in 1972 in front of a television audience. The musicians, from left are, Chuck Leavell, keys; Jamoie Johanson, drums; Dickey Betts, lead and slide guitar; Berry Oakley, bass; Butch Trucks, drums and percussion.  (AP Photo)

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

The Allman Brothers Band played the Lowell Memorial Auditorium on this night in 1971. The very next day, the group began a three-night stand at what venue?


The Rolling Stones leave London Airport (now Heathrow) on a flight to New York before their fifth north American tour, 23rd, June 1966. Top to bottom: Bill Wyman, Brian Jones (1942 - 1969), Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts. (Photo by Ted West/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Rolling Stones’ Infamous Lynn Tear Gas Incident Almost Didn’t Happen

The Rolling Stones had a lot of incidents between fans and police during their mid-1960s tours. One of the most infamous incidents happened in Lynn, Mass. in 1966 – and it almost didn’t happen.


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That Time Keith Moon and Led Zeppelin Performed Together

A once-in-a-lifetime rock ‘n’ roll moment happened on this day in 1977, when Keith Moon joined Led Zeppelin on stage for a performance. Check out the super-rare concert footage.


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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: June 23 in Classic Rock History

George Harrison replaced Paul McCartney at the top of the U.S. albums chart on this day in 1973. Can you name each album?


Drummer Keith Moon (1947 - 1978), of British rock group The Who, in a radio studio at Broadcasting House, London, 12th July 1973. Moon is recording skits to play between songs while filling in for disc jockey John Peel on BBC Radio 1's 'Top Gear' programme. (Photo by Jack Kay/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Remember That Time Keith Moon Joined Led Zeppelin On Stage?

Thank goodness for the person who filmed it.


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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: June 22 in Classic Rock History

Aerosmith rocked the Capitol Theater in Concord, NH on this day in 1985, what did the band name this tour?


Photo: Helge Øverås

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: June 21 in Classic Rock History

Ritchie Blackmore quit Deep Purple to form his own band Rainbow on this day in 1975. Ronnie James Dio sang on the first three studio albums then he was replaced by whom?


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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Rolling Stones’ ‘Emotional Rescue’

Did you know the Rolling Stones’ “Emotional Rescue” is partially made of leftovers from “Some Girls”? Here are 10 things you may or may not know about the album.


American rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix performing with The Jimi Hendrix Experience at the Monterey Pop Festival, California, USA, June 18, 1967. (Bruce Fleming/AP Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: June 20 in Classic Rock History

On this day in 1969, Jimi Hendrix played the Newport Pop Festival. What band backed him?


Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for VH1)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: June 19 in Classic Rock History

Happy birthday to Ann Wilson of Heart! The band has had two #1 hits in its long career; one sung by Ann Wilson and one sung by her sister Nancy. Which two songs – and who sang which?