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CDJ Today: November 24 in Classic Rock

November 24, 1984 – Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe marries for the first time, to model Elaine Starchuk (AKA Candice). They divorce the following year. November 24, 1972 – The music TV show In Concert debuts with Alice Cooper, Bo Diddley and Seals and Crofts. November 24, 2007 – Red Hot Chili Peppers...
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The Eagles Announce 2018 North American Tour

The Eagles – Don Henley​, Joe Walsh​ & Timothy B. Schmit​, with Vince Gill​ and Deacon Frey – have set initial tour dates for 2018, beginning March 14 in Chicago, Illinois through July 28 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with additional concerts expected to be announced shortly. The tour will...
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CDJ Today: November 23 in Classic Rock

November 23, 1981 – AC/DC release their eighth studio album For Those About to Rock which goes on to sell four million copies in the U.S. November 23, 1991 – Freddie Mercury of Queen issues a press release confirming that he has AIDS, which he has previously denied. He dies the next day. November...
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CDJ Today: November 22 in Classic Rock

November 22, 1963 – The Beatles release their second album With The Beatles which becomes only the second album in history to sell a million copies in the U.K. Half of the 14 songs on the album are covers. November 22, 1968 – The Beatles release their 9th studio album The Beatles, commonly known as...
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CDJ Today: November 21 in Classic Rock

November 21, 1980 – Don Henley is arrested after paramedics are called to his home in Los Angeles to revive a naked 16-year old girl who is suffering from a drug over-dose. He later receives a $2,000 fine and two years probation. November 21, 1991 – Aerosmith is the first rock band to make a guest...
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CDJ Today: November 20 in Classic Rock

November 20, 1973 – Sometime during the Who‘s show, Keith Moon downs a pile of horse tranquilizers handed to him by an audience member, and chases them with a bottle of brandy. Evidently mumbling something to the effect of “I can take it, I’m Keith ‘F***ing’ Moon.” He ends up passing out and is in...
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CDJ Today: November 19 in Classic Rock

November 19, 2001 – Scott Weiland of The Stone Temple Pilots is arrested on one count of domestic battery after a fight with his wife at the Hard Rock Hotel. Weiland argued with his wife over a prescription he was going to have filled. The couple’s 18-month-old son was also in the room. “He wanted...
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Malcolm Young of AC/DC Dies at 64

Malcolm Young, guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Australian rock band AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64. Young has battled dementia for the past several years, forcing him to retire from the band in 2014. “Today it is with deep heartfelt sadness that AC/DC has to announce the passing of...
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CDJ Today: November 18 in Classic Rock

November 18, 1993 – Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam is arrested in the New Orleans French Quarter outside the Blue Crystal, a punk rock bar, for public drunkenness and disturbing the peace. Apparently, there was a bar fight with a waiter and Vedder’s friend, Chicago White Sox pitcher and Cy Young award...
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CDJ Today: November 17 in Classic Rock

November 17, 1980 – John Lennon releases Double Fantasy. He is shot dead 3 weeks later. Producer and arranger Jack Douglas, Lennon and Yoko Ono later win a Grammy for Album of the Year. November 17, 1990 – David Crosby breaks his leg, shoulder and ankle after crashing his Harley Davidson motorcycle...
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