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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 12

Ozzy Osbourne got his star on the Hollywood Walk of fame on this day in 2002. Who delivered an induction speech, of sorts, at the ceremony?


Jimmy Page with The Yardbirds/ photo credit: Jorgen Angel

Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 11

The Yardbirds played the Boston Tea Party on this night in 1968. This was the seminal English band that launched the careers of three of Classic Rock’s greatest guitar players: Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page & Jeff Beck. But which one played guitar at the Tea Party that night?


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 10

On this day in 1976, Peter Frampton’s “Frampton Comes Alive” spent the 1st of ten weeks atop the Billboard Album chart in America. Of the album’s three hit singles, which one charted the highest in the U.S.?


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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?


Woodstock 1969

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?