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Bob Seger on Face The Promise Tour

The “Night Moves” Worked

He was an “overnight sensation” with his ninth album! But time and hard work paid off for Bob Seger when he finally broke away from just being a Midwest star with “Night Moves” on this date, October 22, 1976. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Adam Bielawski / PR PhotosContinue Reading

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

The Heartbreakers Breakthrough

It took an epic battle with his record company, but when Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers released “Damn the Torpedoes” on this date, October 19, 1979, it made them superstars. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Adam Bielawski / PR PhotosContinue Reading

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

The Unlikely Supergroup

Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, AND Tom Petty…all in one group?!? It happened 30 years ago today, October 18, 1988, when the Traveling Wilburys released their debut. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Adam Bielawski / PR PhotosContinue Reading

"Shine a Light" New York City Premiere - Arrivals

Mick Meets Keith

It would be the day that would change music forever. Standing on the platform of the Dartford Train Station on the morning of October 17, 1961, Mick Jagger would meet Keith Richards. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Janet Mayer / PR PhotosContinue Reading

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Creedence Calls It Quits

After four years, and constant fighting, Creedence Clearwater Revival announced their breakup on this date, October 16, 1972…and it would only lead to more fighting. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Steve Soyland/959thefox.comContinue Reading

Bon Jovi in Concert at The Tweeter Center - July 11, 2001

Bon Jovi Back On Top

They did it in 1986 with “Slippery When Wet,” and after focus-grouping their next album, they were able to also make “New Jersey” hit #1 on this date, October 15, 1988. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Daniel Locke / PR PhotosContinue Reading

Fleetwood Mac in Concert at the Honda Center in Anaheim - May 28, 2013

Fleetwood Mac’s Flop?

After the success of “Rumours,” Fleetwood Mac went in a completely different direction musically with “Tusk,” released on this date, October 12, 1979. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Steve Solis / PRPhotos.comContinue Reading

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The Doors At Danbury High

They had just been kicked off of Ed Sullivan, and the next stop for the Doors was an unusual venue – Danbury High School! – on this date, October 11, 1967. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: dosecreative / iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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The Third Time’s The Charm

They had to record it over and over, but David Coverdale finally found the right mix for “Here I Go Again” which hit #1 on this date, October 10, 1987. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Erick Lopez / PR PhotosContinue Reading

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