Rock N' Roll Diary

Brian Jones (1942 - 1969), a  founder member of the British rock group The Rolling Stones.    (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 28 in Classic Rock History

It’s the birthday of the late Rolling Stones member Brian Jones. Brian was friends with the Beatles and was featured on two of their songs. Which two?

02/28/2015

Members of the psychedelic pop group Pink Floyd. From left to right, Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Syd Barrett and Rick Wright.   (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 27 in Classic Rock History

Pink Floyd released its first single “Arnold Layne” on this day in 1967. What was their second – also that year?

02/27/2015

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Every Radio Station Ever Probably Owes The FCC Money Thanks To The Beatles

Have the Beatles been pranking us for the past 47 years?

02/26/2015

The Waving Beatles

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 26 in Classic Rock History

The Beatles released the “Hey Jude” album on this day in 1970. It was a U.S.-only release and its content was unique for what reason?

02/26/2015

George Harrison (Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 25 in Classic Rock History

Happy birthday to the legendary George Harrison! Which year was George’s untimely death?

02/25/2015

Innovative Californian folk-pop-rock combo The Byrds in London for their British tour. They are (left to right) David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Jim McGuinn, Michael Clarke and Gene Clark.    (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Watch The Byrds Reunite for “Mr. Tambourine Man” with Bob Dylan in 1990

The Byrds reunited for a performance of “Mr. Tambourine Man” with Bob Dylan in 1990. Click through to watch the performance, and learn about the intense legal battle that surrounded it.

02/24/2015

Japanese-born artist Yoko Ono and her husband, singer and songwriter John Lennon (1940 - 1980) at Selfridges department store in London to autograph copies of Ono's new book 'Grapefruit', 15th July 1971. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 24 in Classic Rock History

In 1981, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Double Fantasy” won the GRAMMY for ALbum of the Year. Yoko took outtakes from that LP and released them on a posthumous Lennon record three years later. Can you name the album?

02/24/2015

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The Jimi Hendrix Experience Take Their Final Bow (VIDEO)

Check out performances from the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s final UK show and find out why we may never see footage of the full concert.

02/24/2015

(Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 23 in Classic Rock History

Happy birthday to Brad Whitford of Aerosmith! What was the biggest song he penned for the band?

02/23/2015

From the WZLX ticket stash...The J. Geils Band played the Providence Civic Center in 1974.

Carter Alan’s Rock N’ Roll Diary: February 22 in Classic Rock History

The J. Geils Band played the Boston Garden on this night in 1982. What was their most recent album to that point?

02/22/2015

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