Classic Rock Almanac April 2

TRIVIA Cars’ drummer David Robinson turns 61 today. Which of the following statements about Robinson is not true?

a) He was a member of The Modern Lovers before joining The Cars.
b) The model for the Candy-O album cover was his ex-girlfriend, and her name really was Candy.
c) He refused to take part in their 2011 Move Like This album and tour.
d) He suggested The Cars for the name of the band.

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ANNIVERSARIES

1964 – The Beach Boys record “I Get Around” and “Little Honda.” Brian Wilson gets into an argument with his father Murry during the LA session and fires him as the group’s manager.

1967 – The Spencer Davis Group loses lead singer Steve Winwood, who leaves to forms Traffic.

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1977 – Billy Joel opened up for Michael Stanley Band at the Akron Civic Theatre

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1977 – Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours spends its first of 31 (non-consecutive) weeks atop the Billboard chart.

1994 – Courtney Love hires a private detective to track down her missing husband, Kurt Cobain.

2006 – Neil Young picks up a pair of trophies at the Juno Awards, Canada’s equivalent to the Grammys. Young’s Prairie Wind collects him the Jack Richardson Producer of the Year trophy as well as Alternative Album of the Year. Bryan Adams is inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

BIRTHDAYS

Leon Wilkeson– Died in 2001
The original Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist quit the band in time to sit out the group’s first album but rejoined shortly thereafter.
Born in 1952

David Robinson – 61 years old
Ex-Cars/ex-Modern Lovers drummer
Born in 1953

TRIVIA ANSWER

c) He refused to take part in their 2011 Move Like This album and tour.

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