CDJ Today: March 24 in Classic Rock

March 24, 2020
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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards with Little Boy Blue

March 24, 2001 – A stretch of road on Highway 19 in Macon, Georgia, is named Duane Allman Boulevard, near where the Allman Brothers guitarist died at age 24 in a motorcycle crash on October 29, 1971.

March 24, 1962 – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards perform their first paid gig when they appear as Little Boy Blue & the Blue Boys at the Ealing Jazz Club in England.

March 24, 1973 – A fan shouting “Leather!” jumps on stage and bites Lou Reed in the rear end during a concert in Buffalo. Reed commented after the concert that the U.S. “seems to breed real animals.”

Classic Rock Birthdays

March 24, 1947 – Mike Kellie,  drums (Spooky Tooth) (d. 2017)
March 24, 1949 – Steve Lang,  bass (April Wine) (d. 2017)
March 24, 1949 – Nick Lowe, vocals (Rockpile)
March 24, 1951 – Dougie Thomson, bass (Supertramp)
March 24, 1974 – Chad Butler, drums (Switchfoot)
March 24, 1964 – Steve “Zetro” Souza, vocalist (Exodus)

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