Rock N' Roll Diary

The Beatles - "Anthology 2"

Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 19

In 1995, Part 1 of the Beatles “Anthology” series aired on television, debuting the first new Beatles song in 25 years – “Free as a Bird.” It was a successful chart hit, reaching what number?


photo credit: Maria Ives

Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 18

Happy birthday to Kirk Hammett of Metallica. He joined the band all the way back in 1983 from what group?


Christine McVie with Fleetwood Mac (Jon Levy/AFP/Getty)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 17

Fleetwood Mac played the Boston Garden on this day in 1979 to support the release of which one of its albums?


(Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 16

Roger Waters “Radio Kaos” Tour played the Centrum on this night in 1987. He had a live radio DJ on the road to narrate the “Radio Kaos” play as a character in the show. Which jock did he choose?


(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Watch Ozzy’s “Final Performance” in 1992

On November 15, 1992, Ozzy played what he claimed would be his last show, and his former Black Sabbath bandmates joined him. Watch footage from the show here!


James R. Anderson/courtesy of Rhino Records

Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 15

The Grateful Dead released their “Shakedown Street” album on this day in 1978. In a departure, they had a musician produce the album for them. Whom?


(Roger Jackson/Central Press/ AP Photo)

John Lennon Bet Elton John That Their Single Wouldn’t Be A Hit

So who won the bet, and what did it entail?


Neil Young (Pegi Young for Warner Brothers Records)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 14

Neil Young released “Live Rust” on this day in 1979. It was recorded on the “Rust Never Sleeps” tour with what backing band?


(AP Photo)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 13

The Beatles premiered their animated movie “Yellow Submarine” in America on this day in 1968. At the time, how many new Beatles songs went on the accompanying soundtrack album?


Neil Young (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Rock N’ Roll Diary: November 12

Happy birthday to Neil Young! What was his first charting album?




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