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SXSW 2005- Day 2

Led Zeppelin’s Non-Reunion Reunion

It wasn’t exactly a Led Zeppelin reunion, but it was pretty close, when the live album “No Quarter: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Unledded” hit the Billboard chart on this date, November 26, 1994. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Daniel Locke / PR PhotosContinue Reading

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A Night At The Races With Leigh Diffey

Tonight, the Ridgefield Playhouse is hosting “A Night at the Races,” with with Leigh Diffey, David Hobbs and Steve Matchett recapping the entire motorsports year with special guest 2018 Indy 500 winner Will Power in person! Leigh stopped by First Thing Fairfield County to chat with Allan about Joey Logano’s NASCAR championship, IndyCar coming to…Continue Reading

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The Most Expensive Album Ever

They recorded four albums in three years, and they would finally become household names when Queen released “A Night at the Opera” on this date, November 21, 1975. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Landmark / PR PhotosContinue Reading

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A Thanksgiving Tradition Begins

What began on Thanksgiving Day in 1965 would become a tradition when Arlo Guthrie released his debut album “Alice’s Restaurant” on this date, November 20, 1967. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: PR PhotosContinue Reading

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Quiet Riot Feel The Noize

They performed it poorly on purpose, but it ended up being their greatest success. Quiet Riot’s cover of “Cum On Feel The Noize” peaked on the charts on this date, November 19, 1983. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: PR PhotosContinue Reading

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Starship Rockets To The Top

They started as Jefferson Airplane, became Jefferson Starship, but when they released the first single as just Starship, they finally reached the top on this date, November 16, 1985, with “We Built This City.” Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Steve Soyland/959thefox.comContinue Reading

Ozzy Osbourne Performs Live In Concert in London

Ozzy’s “Farewell”

At the start of the ’90s, Ozzy Osbourne did the unexpected – he retired. Or so we thought on this date, November 15, 1992, when he performed his “farewell” concert. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Solarpix / PR PhotosContinue Reading

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T.J. Miller

Before he comes to Vinnie Brand’s Stress Factory in Bridgeport this weekend, T.J. Miller stopped by First Thing Fairfield County to chat with Allan about his stand up career, Stan Lee, the PG-13 version of “Deadpool 2,” and auditioning for “Big Hero 6” from a closet in the Hamptons. Image: Andrew Evans / PR PhotosContinue Reading

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