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This Day in Rock History

This Day in Rock History

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Janis Joplin – Classic Rock Pick of the Week

October 4th, 1970. It was a sad day in the rock world.

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Blind Faith – Classic Rock Pick of the Week

The band lasted through one album, one tour and one year.

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Photo by: Carlos Muina, Getty Images
Photo by: Carlos Muina, Getty Images

Brothers In Arms Classic Rock Pick of the Week

That album sat on top of the album chart in the US for nine glorious weeks.

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Photo by Frank Micelotta, Getty Images
Photo by Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

Smells Like Teen Spirit – Classic Rock Pick of the Week

I remember the excitement we all experienced listening to that album the first time, and again and again.

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Michael Ochs Archives, Getty Images

Jerry Garcia – Classic Rock Pick of the Week

August 9th, 1995, the world lost a legend.

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The Doors
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Hello, I Love You – Classic Rock Pick of the Week

Is the Whale Time Machine ready to blast out into history? You bet, so let's go!

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Emotional Rescue – Classic Rock Pick of the Week

The year was 1980. I had just moved to Elmira from Binghamton. Why? All for a girl.

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1987 - Guns N' Roses, 'Appetite for Destruction'

Appetite for Destruction is 30

It's hard to believe that Guns N' Roses debut CD was released 30 years ago last week. Here's my look back at one of the most successful debut CD's ever!

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Rich Fury, Getty Images

Please, Seek Help First

Chester Bennington Of Linkin Park died yesterday of an apparent suicide. If you or someone you know needs help dealing with depression, please call for help.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

1975 Knebworth Festival – Classic Rock Pick

Artists who appeared during the 1975 version of the Knebworth Festival, included Roy Harper, Captain Beefheart, Steve Miller and Pink Floyd, plus Graham Chapman from Monty Python fame.

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