Classic Rock Almanac February 23, 2021

Classic Rock Almanac


1965-Filming began on The Beatles follow up to 'A Hard Day's Night'

1974-'Rebel Rebel' by David Bowie entered the UK chart, the single reached No.5 the following month.

1976-AC/DC shot the video clip for "It's A Long Way To The Top, (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)"

2003-Howie Epstein, bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, died.

2010-London's Abbey Road studios was made a listed building, protecting it from plans to radically alter it.


1944-Johnny Winter
blues guitarist and singer who has worked with Rick Derringer and brother Edger Winter, died July 16, 2014

1950-Steve Priest
guitarist with Sweet

1952-Brad Whitford
guitarist with Aerosmith