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CDJ Today: November 30 in Classic Rock

November 30, 2000 – The City of New York officially names the corner of Bowery and Second Street “Joey Ramone Place.” It is the block where Joey once lived with band mate Dee Dee Ramone and is near the music club CBGB, where the Ramones played their first gigs. In 2010, it was reported that “Joey...
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Eagles Announce Additional 2018 Tour Dates

The Eagles – Don Henley​, Joe Walsh​ & Timothy B. Schmit​, with Vince Gill​ and Deacon Frey – have announced additional tour dates for 2018. Beginning March 12 in Indianapolis, Indiana through July 28 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with concerts added in St. Louis, MO, Des Moines, IA, Calgary,...
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Eric Clapton, Santana and Steve Winwood Announced for British Summer Time 2018

Eric Clapton will headline the July 8th British Summer Time show in London’s famed Hyde Park along with performances by Santana, Steve Winwood and Gary Clark Jr, it was announced this week. Additional performers will be announced soon. “I have happy memories of performing in Hyde Park in the past...
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CDJ Today: November 29 in Classic Rock

November 29, 2007 – Former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle (born Thomas Delmer Pyle), is arrested for failing to properly register as a sex offender at a new permanent address. For this charge, he was later acquitted by a jury in 2009. Pyle had pleaded guilty in 1993 to charges of attempted...
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Bob Seger’s Runaway Train Tour Dates to be Rescheduled for Spring

As he recovers from surgery that caused the cancellation of much his Runaway Train tour this fall, Bob Seger has offered an update, revealing the postponed tour dates will be rescheduled for spring 2018. Although rescheduled dates have yet to be announced, the post on Seger’s official website notes...
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10 Classic Rock Albums That Last Less Than 30 Minutes

These classic rock albums took “short and sweet” to a whole new level. Here are 10 great classic rock albums that last less than 30 minutes. 01 The Beach Boys – Wild Honey (1967) Length: 23:58 Wild Honey was the 13th studio album for the Beach Boys, and the last Beach Boys album to feature …...
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CDJ Today: November 28 in Classic Rock

November 28, 1974 – John Lennon makes his last ever concert appearance when he joins Elton John on stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Lennon performs three songs: “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night,” “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” and “I Saw Her Standing There.” Lennon had lost a bet...
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CDJ Today: November 27 in Classic Rock

November 27, 1967 – The Beatles release Magical Mystery Tour, which goes on to sell over 6 million copies in the U.S. Released as a double EP in the UK and an LP in the U.S., the album included the soundtrack to the film of the same name and was nominated for a Grammy. November 27, 1991 – Freddie...
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CDJ Today: November 26 in Classic Rock

November 26, 1968 – Cream play their farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London with openers Yes and Taste featuring Rory Gallagher. The concert is filmed and released as Cream’s Farewell Concert which was later criticized for both its mediocre sound and visual effects. The band reunites...
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CDJ Today: November 25 in Classic Rock

November 25, 1976 – The Band film their final performance on Thanksgiving Day at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. Director Martin Scorsese makes it a documentary called The Last Waltz. The show also features guest stars Bob Dylan, Paul Butterfield, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Ringo Starr,...
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