Rock N' Roll Diary
The Who played the Music hall on this night in 1971. This might have been the penultimate Who performance in this city. Which of their amazing albums did they released later that month of August 1971?
On this day in 1971, Paul McCartney announced the formation of his new band Wings. What was the group’s first album?
Kiss and Aerosmith launched their co-headlining tour in 2003 with a show in Hartford. Each band referred to it as a differently named tour. What were the two names and who called it what?
It’s Jerry Garcia’s birthday! In 1972, he did a solo album collaboration called “Hooteroll” with what keyboardist?
The Rolling Stones’ movie “Gimme Shelter” premiered in 1971 on this day in London. The movie chronicled the progress of an American tour in what year?
On this day in 2002, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band released a studio album named “The River.” Bruce had gone off to record on his own and with other musicians for years; what was the previous studio album the famous group recorded with the Boss?
Happy birthday to Geddy Lee of Rush. Unable to attract major label interest, they form their own label to release their first album in Canada. What was the label?
In 1972 Mott the Hoople released “All the Young Dudes,” a song written by David Bowie which became a huge international hit single. Bowie then offered the band another song “Drive-In Saturday,” which Mott did not record. Bowie did it himself and put it on what album?
The Allman Brothers played the Boston Garden on this night in 1974. The members were releasing solo projects around that time. Gregg Allman put out his first solo record “Laid Back” and Dickey Betts put out his first, which was called what?
It’s Mick Jagger’s birthday today! What town were both he and Keith Richards born in?