This Week In Classic Rock History

Historic events this week from The Allman Brothers, Santana, Black Sabbath, George Harrison

OCTOBER 29, 1971: DUANE ALLMAN DIES
Allman was thrown from his speeding Harley-Davidson after coming upon a stopped flatbed truck.

His bike landed on top of him and pinned him to the ground as he skidded 90 feet.

He died several hours later at the hospital.

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OCTOBER 30, 1999: SUPERNATURAL TOPS CHARTS
Supernatural was a big hit for Santana thanks to a lineup of star guest vocalists and the massive single, “Smooth”.

It was the band’s first chart-topping album in 28 years.

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OCTOBER 30, 1998: BLACK SABBATH ON LETTERMAN
Black Sabbath reunited for a one-off performance on The Late Show With David Letterman.

It was the original lineup’s first national TV appearance in 22 years

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NOVEMBER 1, 1968: GEORGE HARRISON GOES SOLO
By releasing Wonderwall Music in 1968, George Harrison became the first solo album by a Beatle.

The album served as the soundtrack to the movie Wonderwall, starring Jane Birkin.

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