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CDJ Today: August 21 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 21 in Classic Rock

August 21, 1983��-�Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone suffers�a fractured skull during a fight with Seth Macklin of the band Sub Zero Construction. He endures a four-hour brain surgery operationMORE

CDJ Today: August 20 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 20 in Classic Rock

August 20, 1988�- Iron Maiden headline the Monsters of Rock Festival at Castle Donington with Kiss, David Lee Roth, Megadeth, Guns N’ Roses and Helloween. �Two fans die during Guns N’ Roses’ set wMORE

CDJ Today: August 19 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 19 in Classic Rock

August 19, 1972 – The Midnight Special TV show debuts on NBC.  The first airing is a 90-minute special encouraging young people to vote in the upcoming presidential election with War performing MORE

CDJ Today: August 18 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 18 in Classic Rock

August 18, 1987 – Aerosmith release their “comeback” album Permanent Vacation. It goes on to sell five million copies in the U.S. and spawn the hits “Rag Doll,” “Dude (Looks Like a Lady),” and “AMORE

CDJ Today: August 17 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 17 in Classic Rock

August 17, 1991 – AC/DC headline the Monsters of Rock festival at Castle Donington in the U.K. with a strong bill – Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Queensrÿche and The Black Crowes.MORE

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

Franklin died at 9:50 am EST at her home in Detroit. According to the statement, the cause of death was “advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin’s oncoloMORE

CDJ Today: August 16 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 16 in Classic Rock

August 16, 1986 – Rick Allen of Def Leppard makes his first live appearance with the band after losing his arm in a car accident.  He picks one of the biggest worldwide festivals, appearing at theMORE

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