Rock N' Roll Diary
It’s Peter Wolf’s birthday today! When he was a kid in western Massachusetts, he aspired to be a painter and regularly hung out at the studio of what famous artist?
Happy birthday to David Gilmour of Pink Floyd! How many studio albums has Floyd recorded without his former band mate roger Waters?
In 1971 the kinks played the Orpheum Theater. That same year they released an album that took its title from their local area in England. Name the album.
The Allman Brothers Band played the second of two shows at the Orpheum on this night in 1992. They recorded tracks for a live album. Which one?
Buffalo Springfield formed in Los Angeles on this day in 1966. How long would this important West Coast band that featured Stephen Stills and Neil Young stay together?
It’s the birthday of the late Brian Jones from the Rolling Stones. Under what professional name was he playing when he ran into Jagger and Richards?
Happy birthday to Neil Schon, guitarist for Journey, and before that, Santana. On which Santana album did he make his professional debut?
The Beatles released their compilation album “Hey Jude” on this day in 1970. It would eventually be released on CD in what year?
It’s George Harrison’s birthday today! The former Beatle passed away in what year?
In 1981, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Double Fantasy” won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Yoko assembled outtakes from that album into another posthumous Lennon release three years later. What was that called?