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1945 Neil Young born…   1947 Blue Oyster Cult's Buck Dharma (Donald Roser) born…   1970 Jim Morrison's last concert with the Doors, New Orleans…   1987 Sly Stone arrested for delinquent child support at comeback concert in LA…   1990 IRS seizes Willie Nelson home and golf course…   1990 Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones suffers broken bones when struck by a car after his had broken down outside of London…   2005 Paul McCartney concert beamed to International Space Station…   2006 Brian Johnson of AC/Dc wins UK car race reality show after clipping car driven by and R&B singer…   2008 Bob Dylan visits the childhood home of Neil Young while in Winnipeg for a concert…  2008 Mitch Mitchell of the Jimi Hendrix Experience found dead in a Portland, Oregon hotel room…  2016 Leonard Cohen dies at 82... 2016 Neil Young spends his birthday playing for protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline at their encampment at Standing Rock, North Dakota...


 


 

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Neil Young's house claimed by wildfire

Just before his birthday today, Neil Young learned his California home was claimed by one of the wildfires raging in Southern California. It's the second time fire has cost Young a home. He joined a growing chorus of those critical of Donald Trump's tweeting to blame the fires on forestry mismanagement. Young wrote on his archives site, "firefighters have never seen anything like this in their lives. Imagine a leader who defies science, saying these soultions shouldn't be part of his decision making on our behalf"


Joe Perry hospitalized in New York

 

Joe Perry was rushed to a New York City hospital late Saturday night (11/10) after the Aerosmith guitarist made a guest appearance with Billy Joel during the Piano Man's Madison Square Garden concert. CNN reports that Perry was treated by paramedics backstage who used a tracheal device to improve his breathing before transporting him to a hospital. Joe had a similar medical scare two years ago while playing New York with the Hollywood Vampires.


11-11-1972 Berry Oakley dies

 

On this day in 1968 John Lennon and Yoko Ono released Unfinished Music No. 1: Rwo Virgins. The album's front and back cover photos featured the couple, front and back, unclothed, resulting in many stores refusing to stock the album without an outer brown paper sleeve.
Born on 11/11, Chris Dreja of the Yardbirds (1944) and Marshall Crenshaw (1954). On this day in 1972 Berry Oakley met the same fate Duane Allman had just over a year earlier. The Allman Brothers Band bass player was killed in a motorcycle crash in Macon, Georgia. The Grateful Dead played Saturday Night Live on this date in 1978. 11/11/1997 Metallica did a free concert in a Philadelphia parking lot for 30,000 fans.

 

 

 


11-10-1967 Days of Future Passed released

 

One of the earliest concept albums dropped on this day in 1967 when the Moody Blues released Days of Future Passed. Other 11/10 album releases include Neil Young's Zuma (1975), Give Em Enough Rope by the Clash (1978) and Live 1975-85 from Bruce Springsteen (1986) The late King Crimson and Emerson Lake & Powell veteran Greg Lake was born on this day in 1948


11-9-1976 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers release debut

 

On 11/9/1976 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers released their debut album. Aerosmith's Done With Morrors hit the streets on this date in 1985. Some shortened band names members born on this day include CCR co-founding brother Tom Fogerty (1941).BOC's Eric Bouchard on 11/9/1948 and REO's Alan Gratzer (1948). John Lennon's photo was on the cover of the first edition of Rolling Stone, issued on this day in 1967

 


11-7-1980 The Eagles Live released

 

November 7ths past produced some big releases. The Eagles Live dropped on this day in 1980. Yes released 90125 three years later. Eric Clapton's Journeyman came out on this day in 1989, and Alice In Chains released their self-titled album in 1995. Jason Newsted had his Metallica debut on this day in 1986.

 

 


Frank Zappa hologram tour coming

 

Eyellusion, the company that produced the Ronnie James Dio hologram, has announced another 100 dates for that tour and will add a virtual Frank Zappa tour in the near future.


11-6-1948 Glenn Frey born

 

 

Glenn Frey of the Eagles was born on this day in Detroit in 1948.  On 11/6/1965 the Fillmore West opened in San Francisco and the Stones appeared on Shidig.  In 1981 The Cars released Shake It Up. In 1991 Scorpions Crazy World dropped.  In 1993 Pearl Jam did a benefit concert for the preservation of Apache grounds in Mesa, Arizona. Joe Walsh performed the National Anthem before a Lakers-Clippers game in 2008. A realtor donated $250,000 at the Stand Up For Heros benefit for a guitar lesson from Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters performed with Wounded Warrior musicians during the 2013 benefit in New York City.  And AC/DC drummer was arrested when a search of his home related to a murder threat turned up meth and marijuana.


Giant hints for Stones 2019 US tour dates

The Rolling Stones days of over-the-top ways of announcing tours may be over, but they still know how to get attention. Fans at two NFL games for this weekend's games got notice their team's stadiums will be getting Stones concerts in 2019. Broncos fans arrived to a mamoth banner of the band's tongue & lips banner hanging outside Broncos Stadium. Patriots unis featured the logo and it was also emblazoned on the scoreboard at Gillette Stadium.

 


Giant hints for Stones 2019 US tour dates

The Rolling Stones days of over-the-top ways of announcing tours may be over, but they still know how to get attention. Fans at two NFL games for this weekend's games got notice their team's stadiums will be getting Stones concerts in 2019. Broncos fans arrived to a mamoth banner of the band's tongue & lips banner hanging outside Broncos Stadium. Patriots unis featured the logo and it was also emblazoned on the scoreboard at Gillette Stadium.

 


11-5-1959 Bryan Adams born

Happy birthday Bryan Adams, born on this day in 1959.  Others arriving on November 5 include Ike Turner (1931), Art Garfunkel (1941) and Gram Parsons (1946).  Ozzy Osbourne bailed on Black Sabbath on this date in 1977. In 1984 REO Speedwagon released Wheels Are Turnin.  11/5/1991 Stevie Ray Vaughan's The Sky Is Crying got released. In 1994 Fred Sonic Smith, MC5 founding member and husband of Patti Smith, died of a heart attack, and in 1999 Van Halen booted Gary Cheronne from his short-lived gig as the group's frontman.

 


11-4-1975 David Bowie debuts Golden Years on Soul Train

On November 4, 1975, David Bowie appeared on Soul Train to debut his song Golden Years. Show host Don Cornelius introed him as David Boowie, and David later was apologetic about how out of synch his lip synch ended up being. The following year on this day Zeppelin's Song Remains The Same movie prermiered and in 1977 The Last Waltz, the film of The Band's Thanksgiving '76 farewell concert opened.

 

 


Bill Graham's personal collection of concert posters on the block

 

Promoter Bill Graham's personal collection of posters created for shows at the Fillmore and the Avalon Ballroom is going up for auction next Friday (11/9).  The wild thing is taht proceeds from the sale, estimated value north of a half a million dollars, will be used to restore the Starship Enterprise Paramount Pictures created.


Springsteen On Broadway album coming

On December 16th Bruce Springsteen will close out his Broadway run with performance 236 of Springsteen On Broadway. Netflix will give fans unable or unwilling to pay the price of getting a ticket to experience it live the chance to take it in with a streamed presentation of one of the performances starting on the closing night's date. Two days before that, an album of highlights from the Broadway run will get released.

 

 


11-1-1970 American Beauty released

 

Traffic & Blind Faith veteran Ric Grech was born on this day in 1946. Red Hot Chili Peppers Anthony Keidis in 1962.The Grateful Dead released American Beauty on November 1, 1970. The following year, Billy Joel put out Cold Spring Harbor. In 1978 Eric Clapton released Backless, and in '79 A Night In The Ruts from Aerosmith made its debut.