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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 24

Neil Young played the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on this date in 1984. He had done a rockabilly album the year before with what band?

08/24/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 23

It’s Keith Moon’s birthday today. The lovable, berserk drummer of the Who was called out by Townshend at the end of what single from the band?

08/23/2014

John Fogerty In Concert

Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 22

Creedence Clearwater’s Revival’s album “Cosmo’s Factory” hit #1 on this day in 1970 and stayed there for nine weeks. At that time, the band put out three albums in less than a year, all of which reached the Top 5. What were the other two?

08/22/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 21

Alice Cooper played on the Boston Common on this day in 1971. How many albums did the group have out at that point?

08/21/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 20

In 1973, the Rolling Stones released “Angie” as a single. The song went to #1 and was inspired by what real life Angie?

08/20/2014

British musician Ginger Baker performs at the 'Zildjian Drummers Achievement Awards' at the Shepherd's Bush Empire in London, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 19

Happy birthday to Ginger Baker. In 1970, The legendary drummer of Blind Faith and Cream also had a Top 40-selling U.S. album in his own solo band, which was called what?

08/19/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 17

Jimi Hendrix played the Woodstock Festival on this day in 1969. His band Gypsy Sun and Rainbows was his only group to include a second guitar player who even did a couple of solos in the set. What was his name?

08/17/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 16

In 1975 Peter Gabriel announced he was leaving Genesis. What was the first Genesis album recorded without his lead vocals?

08/16/2014

Talking Heads, years later at their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 15

The Talking Heads played the Paradise Theater in 1978. They were celebrating the recent release of their second album, which was called what?

08/15/2014

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