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Rock N’ Roll Diary: September 15

In 2008 Pink Floyd keyboardist Richard Wright died from cancer. In November 1978, he had released his first solo album. What was it called?

09/15/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: September 14

The Rolling Stones, disguised as Blue Monday & the Cockroaches played a tour warm-up concert at the 350-person capacity Sir morgan’s cove club in Worcester. 11 days later the band played its first official tour date at a mammoth venue – which one?

09/14/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: September 13

In 1985 AC/DC played the Boston Garden on the heels of one of its most commercially and critically disappointing albums. What was its name?

09/13/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: September 11

It’s Tommy Shaw’s birthday. The guitarist of Styx joined the band back in 1975, leaving what other Chicago group?

09/11/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: September 10

Happy birthday to Joe Perry! Back on his 50th birthday, what musician returned a classic Les Paul guitar that Joe had sold years earlier when he had hit hard times?

09/10/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: September 9

Led Zeppelin played the Boston Garden on this night in 1970. They mixed their latest album before the summer tour began and released it in October. Which one?

09/09/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: September 5

Happy birthday to the late Freddie Mercury, who died in Nov. 1991. What was the last Queen album released before his death?

09/05/2014

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Rock N’ Roll Diary: September 4

Black Sabbath was at the Cape Cod Coliseum on this night in 1978. Who was singing lead vocals for the band at that point?

09/04/2014

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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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