Rock N' Roll Diary
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?
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?
Happy birthday to Gene Simmons of Kiss. Although that band is a Big Apple band, where was Gene born?
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?
John Lennon stated that he saw a UFO over New York City on this day in 1974. He wrote about it in what song?
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?
Alice Cooper played the Common on this day in 1971. How many albums did he have out at that point?
In 1993 Aerosmith shot the video for the single “Cryin’” at a church in Fall River. Lizzie Borden and her family worshipped there in the 1800’s. Which church?
Happy birthday to Pete Townshend. Talking about birthdays, the hero of the “Tommy” album, the boy Tommy, was supposed to be a girl originally. What was her name?
In 1990, the Rolling Stones “Urban Jungle” tour began in Rotterdam. That tour did not play America, the group unfolding another stage set and name earlier in 1989. What was that U.S. tour?