Classic Rock Almanac October 6, 2017

TRIVIA

Today’s Question: REO Speedwagon frontman Kevin Cronin celebrates his 66th birthday today (October 6th).

Cronin appeared on an infomercial for what product?

a) Gibson guitars
b) Time Life’s Ultimate Rock Ballads collection
c) The 35th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of REO’s High Infidelty
d) Extensions Plus synthethic hair extensions

 scroll down for today’s answer

ANNIVERSARIES

2007-Steppenwolf play the last concert of their 40-year career, at Ripken Stadium in the Baltimore suburb of Aberdeen, Maryland.

2005-U2 is the only guest on Late Night With Conan O’Brien. It’s the first time in its 13-year history that the NBC show devotes an entire hour to one guest.

1995-Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and Sammy Hagar place their handprints in cement as Van Halen is inducted into Hollywood’s RockWalk.

1984-David Bowie‘s Tonight album peaks in Billboard at number-11.

1979-Fleetwood Mac‘s “Tusk,” Eagles‘ “Heartache Tonight” and “Babe” by Styx all debut on the Billboard singles chart.

BIRTHDAYS

Tommy Stinson – 51 years old
Barely in his teens when he joined his brother’s band, which became The Replacements, the bassist, singer and guitarist has also been a solo artist, the leader of Perfect and a member of both Guns n’ Roses and Soul Asylum. Born 1966.

Kevin Cronin – 66 years old
REO Speedwagon singer. Born 1951.

TRIVIA ANSWER
b) Time Life’s Ultimate Rock Ballads collection


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