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CDJ Today: January 23 in Classic Rock

Robin Zander of Cheap Trick. CC BY 2.0. Credit: Carl Lender January 23, 2004 – David Palmer, former keyboardist for Jethro Tull , announces he has had a sex change and is now known as “Dee.” Palmer was born with genital ambiguity, assigned male at birth, and said her desire to change sex had been... Read More

Hear Pearl Jam’s New Single ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’

Pearl Jam. Credit: Danny Clinch Pearl Jam have released the first single from their upcoming Gigaton album. Hear the new track, “Dance of the Clairvoyants” in the player below. The song is also available now on streaming services. “‘Dance’ was a perfect storm of experimentation and real... Read More

CDJ Today: January 22 in Classic Rock

Steve Perry. Credit: Myriam Santos. Courtesy: Fantasy / Concord Music January 22, 2004 – The Bottom Line nightclub in New York City is forced to close its doors after failed negotiations with its landlord, New York University. Bruce Springsteen offers to pay their back rent if they can work out a... Read More

The Outlaws Release New Single, ‘Southern Rock Will Never Die’

The Outlaws’ Dixie Highway album is due out February 28 The Outlaws have released a new single, “Southern Rock Will Never Die”, from the band’s forthcoming album Dixie Highway . Hear the new song now in the player below. “We wrote and recorded this album to reinforce the notion that the Outlaws... Read More
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Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

Ozzy Osbourne. Credit: Sam Taylor After a year of health battles and postponing tour dates , Ozzy Osbourne has broken his silence: the Prince of Darkness and former Black Sabbath singer has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Ozzy and wife and manager Sharon joined Robin Roberts for an... Read More
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15 Most Overlooked Artists by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

New York Dolls on AVRO’s TopPop (Dutch television show) in 1973. CC-BY-SA 3.0 Beeld en Geluidwiki This year, there has been more than the usual amount of consternation regarding the list of nominees who were granted access into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . For the first time since the Fan Vote... Read More
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CDJ Today: January 21 in Classic Rock

Roy Orbison in 1967 January 21, 1966 – George Harrison marries Pattie Boyd in England with Paul McCartney as his best man. She leaves Harrison in the mid-’70s due to his infidelities and has an affair with Ronnie Wood . She later marries Eric Clapton in 1979. January 21, 1987 – Twenty-two artists... Read More

CDJ Today: January 20 in Classic Rock

Led Zeppelin in 1977 January 20, 1982 – Ozzy Osbourne bites the head off a live bat at a show in Des Moines, Iowa, thinking it was a rubber bat thrown on the stage. In his memoir, he says, “Immediately, though, something felt wrong. Very wrong. For a start, my mouth was instantly full of this warm... Read More
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Watch the Trailer for The Band Documentary ‘Once Were Brothers’

The Band in 1969: (left to right) Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson, Levon Helm, Robbie Robertson and Rick Danko Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band will hit theaters February 21st. The authorized documentary, executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, chronicles... Read More