Classic Rock Almanac July 11, 2017

TRIVIA

Today’s Question: Former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora celebrates his 58th birthday today (July 11th).

Sambora currently performs with his guitar-playing girlfriend, Orianthi. Which female singer did Sambora record with in the 1980s?

a) Pat Benatar
b) Joan Jett
c) Lita Ford
d) Cher

scroll down for today’s answer

ANNIVERSARIES

2005-Steve Miller leaves his handprints in cement as he’s inducted into Hollywood’s Rockwalk.

1998-John Fogerty headlines a concert outside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.

1981-Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band are the opening-night attraction at Big Man’s West, a club opened in Red Bank, New Jersey by saxophonist Clarence Clemons.

1979-Neil Young‘s concert film, Rust Never Sleeps, premieres at the Bruin Theater in Westwood, California, the same day the album of the same name is released.

1972-The Rolling Stones play the Rubber Bowl in Akron, Ohio.

1970-Bob Dylan is awarded an honorary degree by Princeton University. David Crosby accompanies him to the ceremony.

1969-David Bowie releases “Space Oddity” as a single in the UK.

1951-Alan Freed starts his reign on Cleveland radio. Using the nickname “Moondog,” he hosts a nightly R&B show on WJW.

BIRTHDAYS

Richie Sambora – 58 years old
The guitarist, who works solo and is no longer in Bon Jovi, was formerly married to actress Heather Locklear. Born 1959.

TRIVIA ANSWER
d) Cher


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