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Eric Clapton Guitars Charity Auction. A Charity Auction To Benefit Crossroads Centre At Antigua, Founded By Eric Clapton For The Treatment Of Alcohol And Drug Dependency. New York - June 24, 1999. A 1952 Fender Telecaster Used Extensively In The 1970S And Given To Clapton By Carl Radle, Bass Player In Derek And The Dominos. Estimate: $15,000-$23,000. (Photo By Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 30 in Classic Rock History

Carl Radle, best known as the bassist in Derek and the Dominos died on this day in 1980. Eric Clapton met up with him in what group?

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’

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This Saturday, July 5, 1969 file photo shows Mick Jagger singing during a free, five-hour concert before nearly 250,000 fans in Hyde Park in London, England. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 29 in Classic Rock History

On this day in 1971, the Rolling Stones “Brown Sugar” single reached #1 in the U.S. Just two months prior to that, the #1 single in the country was a song the Stones would cover seven years later. What song was it and what band performed it?

05/29/2015

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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 28 in Classic Rock History

On this day in 1992, Genesis played Foxboro Stadium with Phil Collins on the vocals. What was the name of this tour?

05/28/2015

YouTube Presents Def Leppard At The House Of Blues

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 27 in Classic Rock History

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

05/27/2015

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 21: (UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS OUT) Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones perform during the opening night of their world tour, which promotes their latest studio album "A Bigger Bang" released on September 5, at Fenway Park on August 21, 2005 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 26 in Classic Rock History

On this day in ’07, the Rolling Stones “A Bigger Bang” tour ended in London after two years. The tour began in New England in what venue?

05/26/2015

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Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 25 in Classic Rock History

Happy birthday to Gene Simmons of Kiss. Although that band is a Big Apple band, where was Gene born?

05/25/2015

Neil Young (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 24 in Classic Rock History

Neil Young played the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville on this date in 1984. He did a rockabilly album the year before with what band?

05/24/2015

John Lennon circa 1966 (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 23 in Classic Rock History

John Lennon stated that he saw a UFO over New York City on this day in 1974. He wrote about it in what song?

05/23/2015

British musician Roger Waters sits between the stones of the broken wall. The picture was taken during the rehearsal on Friday, July 21, 1990 in East Berlin, and is part of the Roger Waters concert “The Wall” which will be performed on Saturday on the former death - strip of the Berlin Wall. "The Wall" is an album by the British rock group Pink Floyd that Waters wrote.  He is no longer a member of the band. (AP Photo/Hansjoerg Krauss)

Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: May 22 in Classic Rock History

In 1987, Roger Waters brought his “Radio K.A.O.S.” tour to Great Woods. What radio DJ was part of the program, playing a radio announcer onstage?

05/22/2015

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