Rock N' Roll Diary

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 28

On this night in 1973, Carlos Santana and jazz guitarist John McLaughlin played the Music Hall. This followed the release of what collaborative album?

08/28/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 27

Happy birthday to Alex Lifeson of Rush. The band had plenty of Canadian and American hits, but what was their first Top 40 song in England?

08/27/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 26

It was the final concert appearance of Stevie Ray Vaughan on this night in 1990. What was his final song?

08/26/2014

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)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: August 25

In 1968, the Jimi Hendrix Experience played the Carousel Ballroom in Framingham! Less than a month later, Jimi had a hit single in the charts – which one?

08/25/2014

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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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