Rock N' Roll Diary
In 1990 the Allman Brothers band played the Memorial Auditorium in Worcester. They had released the “Seven Turns” album that July. Who were the two guitarists in that lineup?
In 1981, Queen and David Bowie released their single “Under Pressure.” What song was on the flip side of the single? That was when they used to put music on BOTH sides of the vinyl!
Happy birthday to former Yes lead singer Jon Anderson. The group rose through the ranks of London’s 60’s music scene, landing a record contract after they opened a famous concert. Which one?
Happy birthday to Bill Wyman, ex-bassist for the Rolling Stones. He released the first solo album from a member of the band. What was it called?
On this day in 1966, the Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded its first single – “Hey Joe”/”Stone Free.” What would be their second single?
Happy birthday to Leslie West, guitarist of the band Mountain. Where was that band, which played the original Woodstock Festival, from?
Happy birthday to Tom Petty! His recent “Hypnotic Eye” album was released this summer; that makes how many studio albums for this veteran rocker, including Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch?
Happy birthday to Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead. Outside of the Dead, Bob has had one solo song hit the Top 100 Singles chart in America. Which one is it?
In 1966 Pink Floyd played its first major headlining gig at London’s Roundhouse. Five months later the group released its first single. What was it?
Aerosmith performed for the first time in England on this day in 1976, playing London. What English band did Joe Perry mention in his book as being cool to hang with on that trip?