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Remembering Freddie (Classic Rock Calendar – April 20, 1992)

The night Freddie Mercury died, the remaining members of Queen announced a tribute concert. No artists were announced, but 72,000 tickets sold out in just minutes. On April 20, 1992, Queen was joined by Elton John, David Bowie, Annie Lenox, Robert Plant, and many more for the four hour Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, broadcast live…Continue Reading


Norwalk Veterinary Hospital

Saturday, May 4, the 3rd annual Norwalk Veterinary Hospital fundraiser will be held at the St. Ann Club in Norwalk! Event organizer Sue Gabriele stopped by First Thing Fairfield County with veterinarian Dr. Janice Duffy and Fairfield police officer Sgt. Hector Irizarry – with K9 officer Jake – to talk about it! To purchase tickets,…Continue Reading


Santana Does It Again (Classic Rock Calendar – April 17, 1970)

They had arguably the best performance at Woodstock, and a critically acclaimed and commercially successful self-titled debut, but could Santana keep it going? When they entered the studio on April 17, 1970, to record “Abraxas,” they proved they could surpass their previous success. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: PR PhotosContinue Reading

Kiss Performs Live at the Tweeter Center

KISS And Make Up (Classic Rock Calendar – April 16, 1996)

It had been over 16 years since the original lineup of KISS was all together. That ended on April 16, 1996 on the deck of the USS Intrepid when Paul and Gene put on the makeup with Ace and Peter and announced their “Alive/Worldwide” reunion tour. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image:…Continue Reading

Paul McCartney

Wings Fly To The Top (Classic Rock Calendar – April 13, 1974)

Band members quit the day before they went into the studio, the demos and lyrics were stolen, but through it all, Paul McCartney persevered and finally took Wings to #1 on this date, April 13, 1974, with “Band on the Run.” Allan looks back at the tumultuous recording in today’s Classic Rock Calendar. Image: PR…Continue Reading

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