Rock N' Roll Diary
Happy birthday to Geddy Lee of Rush. Unable to attract major label interest, they form their own label to release their first album in Canada. What was the label?
In 1972 Mott the Hoople released “All the Young Dudes,” a song written by David Bowie which became a huge international hit single. Bowie then offered the band another song “Drive-In Saturday,” which Mott did not record. Bowie did it himself and put it on what album?
The Allman Brothers played the Boston Garden on this night in 1974. The members were releasing solo projects around that time. Gregg Allman put out his first solo record “Laid Back” and Dickey Betts put out his first, which was called what?
It’s Mick Jagger’s birthday today! What town were both he and Keith Richards born in?
In 1999 the 30th anniversary “Woodstock ‘99” concert ended after a weekend of violence, fires and crime, in contrast to the original event. What was the last band onstage at that ill-fated show?
On this day in 1978, the movie version of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” was released. The film and album bombed, leaving Peter Frampton’s career in a shambles. What was his role in the failed movie?
Happy birthday to Slash! Guns n’ Roses had one #1 U.S. hit – “Sweet Child of Mine.” What was their second highest-charting? (it got to #3)
Happy birthday to Don Henley! He sang lead vocals on the Eagles second hit single. What song was that?
In 1979 Peter Frampton played the Boston Garden. That same month he had his final U.S. Top 40 single. What song was it?
Happy birthday to Carlos Santana! Before he moved to san Francisco, where did the famed guitar player grow up?