This Week In Classic Rock History

Historic events this week from Rod Stewart, Fleetwood Mac, Aerosmith and John Lennon

OCTOBER 9, 1940: JOHN LENNON IS BORN
The beloved songwriter was born in Liverpool to Julia & Alfred.

His son, Sean, was born on the same day 35 years later.

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OCTOBER 10, 1977: AEROSMITH INJURED ONSTAGE
Before an encore in Philly, an M-80 was thrown on stage.

The explosion burned Steven Tyler’s cornea and ruptured an artery in Joe Perry’s hand.

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OCTOBER 10, 1979: FLEETWOOD MAC’S STAR ON HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
With over 85,000,000 albums sold worldwide, and Rumours making up nearly half of that total, the British-American group received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 1979.

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OCTOBER 11, 2016: ROD STEWART IS KNIGHTED

“Rod the Mod” became Sir Roderick David Stewart in 2016 for his services to music and charity.

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