Classics du Jour

The Band, Garth Hudson

The Band Documentary Released for On-Demand Viewing Ahead of Schedule

Once Were Brothers, the new documentary about Robbie Robertson and The Band, has been released for at-home on-demand viewing ahead of schedule. The film had a limited theatrical release prior to the closure of cinemas across the country. As of today, April 3rd, it is now available on Amazon Prime,...
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Keith Richards, Rolling Stones

CDJ Today: April 3 in Classic Rock

April 3, 1967 – Steve Winwood leaves The Spencer Davis Group to form Traffic. April 3, 2007 – When interviewed by NME in the UK, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones speaks about snorting the ashes of his dead father. He said, “He was cremated and I couldn’t resist grinding him up with a little bit...
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Live from Daryl’s House Returns to Television on AXS TV

Live From Daryl’s House, the popular web series turned tv program, will make its return to television this month. The series was created by Hall & Oates‘ Daryl Hall and features the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on location at his New York State home, hosting and performing with other artists. 14...
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Billy Joel & Wife Alexis Donate $500K to Support Coronavirus Relief Efforts in New York

Billy Joel and his wife Alexis have donated $500,000 to coronavirus relief efforts in New York state. The couple have said the donation is the first in a “series of donations”. “As New Yorkers, we have personal ties to so many of these Heroic healthcare workers that are risking their own lives,”...
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The Black Crowes, Classic Rock

CDJ Today: April 2 in Classic Rock

April 2, 1969 – Bruce Springsteen‘s new group Child makes their live debut at the Pandemonium Club in Wanamassa, New Jersey. April 2, 1967 – A Rolling Stones concert in Vienna, Austria is disrupted when a smoke bomb lands on stage. The incident leads to a riot with over 150 arrests. April 2, 1999...
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John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Beatles

CDJ Today: April 1 in Classic Rock

April 1, 1985 – David Lee Roth officially leaves Van Halen to start a solo career. Roth later reconsiders and joins Van Halen briefly in 1996 and in 2000, before re-joining permanently in 2006. April 1, 2008 – Scott Weiland officially leaves Velvet Revolver. April 1, 1970 – The Woodstock movie...
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CDJ Today: March 31 in Classic Rock

March 31, 2015 – Van Halen releases their first-ever live album to feature original singer David Lee Roth. Recorded on June 21, 2013 at the famed Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, TOKYO DOME LIVE IN CONCERT includes 23 songs, spanning all seven of the band’s albums with Roth. March 31, 1992 – Def Leppard...
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The Ramones, Classic Rock

CDJ Today: March 30 in Classic Rock

March 30, 1974 – The Ramones make their live debut at Performance Studio in New York City. March 30, 2012 – Jerry Lee Lewis marries for the 7th time. The lucky lady is Judith Brown, an ex-wife of a cousin and Jerry’s caregiver. She is also the aunt of Myra Gale Brown, who married Lewis when she was...
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Abbey Road, Beatles

While We Social Distance, the Abbey Road Crosswalk Gets a Fresh Coat of Paint

The London crosswalk where The Beatles were photographed for their iconic Abbey Road album cover has finally received a fresh coat of paint. The typically crowded tourist attraction has been so busy for the past 50 years that the city has never been able to re-paint the pedestrian crossing. However...
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rock and roll hall of fame

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces Rescheduled Induction Ceremony Date

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will now officially be inducted into the Hall on November 7th. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place on May 2nd but, a previously announced, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Rock Hall’s website, tickets for...
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