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CDJ Today: February 24 in Classic Rock

February 24, 1975 – Led Zeppelin release their sixth album Physical Graffiti. It’s a double album featuring 8 new songs, and songs left over from their previous albums Led Zeppelin III, Led Zeppelin IV and Houses Of The Holy. Featuring an intricate die-cut cover of a New York City brownstone, the...
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Yes, That's Guns N' Roses in the New 'Westworld' Trailer

The notes that carry “Sweet Child O’ Mine” have ended up in the season three trailer for the hit HBO show “Westworld,” but they’re not played on guitar. It’s a piano version of the hard rock classic.
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Jon Bon Jovi Will Record Charity Single for Prince Harry’s Invictus Games

Jon Bon Jovi will record a charity single for Prince Harry’s Invictus Games Foundation. The song, titled “Unbroken”, was originally released in 2019 and featured in the documentary To Be of Service. Bon Jovi will record a new version of the track with the Invictus Games Choir at Abbey Road Studios...
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CDJ Today: February 21 in Classic Rock

February 21, 1990 – Paul McCartney is honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd annual Grammy Awards. This award is for his solo work; he later receives the same award in 2014 for his work with the Beatles. February 21, 2016 – A four-inch lock of John Lennon‘s hair sells for $35,000 at...
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Original Names of Famous Classic Rock Bands – Part Two (J-Z)

Sometimes a band will throw around hundreds of name ideas before they finally find the right one that all members can agree on. And in some cases, like with U2 or Styx, it might just be the idea they hate the least. Previously we revealed the original names of 18 famous classic rock bands from …...
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Peter Frampton Announces New Memoir ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?’

Peter Frampton will release his memoir, Do You Feel Like I Do? on October 20th. The guitarist has teamed up with journalist Alan Light to co-write the book. “This is my journey,” Frampton,70, said in a statement. “All I ever wanted to do was play guitar and it’s taken me many different places –...
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CDJ Today: February 20 in Classic Rock

February 20, 1991 – Bob Dylan and John Lennon receive the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Grammy Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Aerosmith win their first Grammy for Best Rock Performance for “Janie’s Got A Gun” and perform “Come Together” as part of the tribute to...
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Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones Took the Tube to the BRIT Awards

The legendary guitarist of The Rolling Stones hopped on-board the Jubilee Line of the London Tube for a trip to the O2 Arena and the 2020 BRIT Awards. Wood documented parts of his journey on social media.
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CDJ Today: February 19 in Classic Rock

February 19, 1982 – Ozzy Osbourne is arrested in San Antonio for urinating on the Alamo Cenotaph, a 60-foot high statue erected in 1939 to honor the 189 Texans who died there. The Cenotaph is adjacent to the mission, in the Alamo Plaza. At the time of his arrest, Osbourne is wearing Sharon’s dress...
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KISS Singer Paul Stanley Weighs in on Face Tattoos: 'Don't'

KISS singer Paul Stanley may wear face paint, but that’s a lot different than a permanent tattoo in the most visible place. Why he says face ink is a big mistake.
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