Busted Bowie

Busted Bowie

It could’ve derailed not just one, but two legendary careers, when after a show in Rochester, New York, David Bowie and Iggy Pop were arrested for drug possession on this date, March 21, 1976 – but then it was mostly forgotten. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Adam Bielawski / PR Photos

Return Of The Comet’s John Regan

Return Of The Comet’s John Regan

On April 5, former members of Frehley’s Comet will be coming to the Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport as “Return of the Comet.” Founding member and bassist John Regan stopped by First Thing Fairfield County to talk about how Frehley’s Comet formed in Wilton, touring with Peter Frampton, and playing the bass for MIck Jagger and…

The Ballad Of John And Yoko

The Ballad Of John And Yoko

After meeting three years earlier, John Lennon wed Yoko Ono in a simple ceremony 50 years ago today, March 20, 1969. But it wasn’t without complications. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Away! / PR Photos

The Doobie Brothers Take A New Direction

The Doobie Brothers Take A New Direction

Band members come and go, but when the Doobie Brothers were in danger of losing their creative force, they hired a replacement that would give them a new sound – Michael McDonald – and lead them to their greatest success with the release of “Takin’ It to the Streets” on this date, March 19, 1975.…

The Birth Of The Biggest Supergroup

The Birth Of The Biggest Supergroup

It was the dawn of a new decade, and music trends were changing. Members of big progressive rock bands of the ’70s formed a supergroup and Asia released their self-titled debut on this date, March 18, 1982. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Solarpix / PR Photos

KISS Change Things Up

KISS Change Things Up

They struggled in the studio, but KISS became stars with “Alive!” Heading back to the studio, they’d change things up and alienate their die-hard fans with “Destroyer,” released on this date, March 15, 1976. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Adam Bielawski / PR Photos

Bongiovi Forms Bon Jovi

Bongiovi Forms Bon Jovi

He had been in bands since he was 13, performing in clubs since he was 16, but at the age of 22, John Bongiovi would form Bon Jovi on this date, March 14, 1983. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: PR Photos

Clapton Quits

Clapton Quits

Five years…three legends…one band. The Yardbirds would launch three incredible guitarists careers on this date, March 13, 1965, when Eric Clapton quit, to be eventually replaced by both Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Landmark / PR Photos

The Allmans Do It Live

The Allmans Do It Live

After two albums that didn’t capture what they could do on stage, the Allman Brothers Band began recording their defining record “At Fillmore East” on this date, March 12, 1971. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image :Michael Sherer / PRPhotos.com