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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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CDJ Today: February 13 in Classic Rock

February 13, 1970 – Black Sabbath’s self-titled debut album is released in the U.K., although it doesn’t come out in the U.S. until June. The album was recorded in just 12 hours, and has since been credited as one of the most influential albums of all time in heavy metal music. February 13, 2005 –...
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Neil Young, Willie Nelson Join Stephen Stills for Autism Benefit

Neil Young and Willie Nelson are joining Stephen Stills for his Light Up the Blues VI autism benefit concert this spring. The show will take place May 30th at L.A.’s Greek Theater with tickets going on sale February 14th. The benefit concert, which Stills and his wife have organized every year...
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CDJ Today: February 11 in Classic Rock

February 11, 1992 – Vince Neil is fired from Mötley Crüe. The band release a statement saying he’s leaving because his longtime hobby, car racing, has “become a priority” in his life. Neil counters by saying the split was prompted by the band’s desire to go in a bluesier direction. “We had been...
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Elton John Hangs With Eminem, Honors Other Songwriters Backstage at the Oscars

Sunday night at the 2020 Oscars, Elton John took home his second Academy Award, sharing the win with writing partner Bernie Taupin for Best Original Song . The Rocketman selection “(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again," taken from the fantasy-fueled biopic about the singer’s life, topped other nominees Randy...
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CDJ Today: February 10 in Classic Rock

February 10, 1978 – Van Halen release their self-titled debut album . The album goes on to sell over ten million copies in the U.S. and makes Van Halen one of only six rock bands to have two albums reach diamond status. February 10, 1998 – Axl Rose is arrested and charged with verbally abusing an...
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Klaus Meine on Vegas Residency & Don Dokken Connection

Terry and Brian talk with Klaus Meine from The Scorpians about his upcoming Las Vegas residency and his connection to Portland rock star Don Dockken. Check out the full interview below!
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CDJ Today: February 7 in Classic Rock

February 7, 1964 – The Beatles are greeted by over 5,000 fans, mostly young girls, who are crowded onto the upper balcony of New York’s JFK airport, waving placards and banners to welcome the group. Paul McCartney remembers it like this, “There were millions of kids at the airport, which nobody had...
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The Rolling Stones Return to the Road for 2020 US Tour Dates

After teasing that they were “feeling restless” earlier in the week, The Rolling Stones have officially announced dates for their No Filter 2020 North American Tour . A continuation of last year’s run of stadium shows, which wrapped up in August, the biggest Rock band in the world is returning to...
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CDJ Today: February 6 in Classic Rock

February 6, 2001 – Guitarist Don Felder is fired from The Eagles. He would later launch a $50 million lawsuit against drummer Don Henley and guitarist Glen Frey, alleging wrongful termination and breach of contract and fiduciary duty. Both parties settled out-of-court for an undisclosed amount...
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