Rock N' Roll Diary
Hear Paul McCartney’s essential songs about his first wife, Linda.
U2 played the Worcester Centrum 30 years ago this weekend for the ‘Unforgettable Fire’ tour. Carter Alan recalls a uniquely energetic, creative band at their peak.
On March 12th of 1969, Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman became husband and wife. None of the other Beatles were present and Paul’s brother Mike was the best man.
If the city of Memphis had an actual lock, Zeppelin’s key would have been changed within 24 hours.
In 1998 Linda McCartney lost her battle with cancer. How old was she when she died?
In 1993 Elton John played the Boston Garden. What was the name of this tour in which he played a pair of shows on Causeway Street?
The Rolling Stones’ 1974 concert movie was a groundbreaking moment for surround sound film.
Happy birthday to Ritchie Blackmore of Deep Purple, Rainbow and Blackmore’s Night. Rainbow was Ritchie’s band, but what other member of Deep Purple joined at one point?
The Allman Brothers Band received a Gold Album on this day in 1972 for selling 500,000 copies of “Eat a Peach.” This was the second straight double-album from the band to go Gold, the first being “Live at Fillmore East.” In 1973, the group received another Gold Award for a third album – which one?
In 1975, the bizarre movie version of the Who’s rock opera “Tommy” appeared in theaters. In the scene with Eric Clapton as a preacher, what God were they praying to in their church?