Carter Alan’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Diary: March 23 in Classic Rock History

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Happy birthday to Ric Ocasek of The Cars! Who stepped in to replace Ocasek in the New Cars project of 2005?

ANSWER: Guitarist and singer Todd Rundgren

What else happened on this day in rock n’ roll history? Here’s the Rock N’ Roll Diary for March 23, from the College of Classic Rock Knowledge – 100.7 WZLX!

Happy Birthday to Ric Ocasek of The Cars…

1964:John Lennon’s first book was published – “In His Own Write” was a collection of Lennon poetry and prose and would later be adapted for theatre…

1969: Thirty thousand people attended the “Rally for Decency” at the Orange Bowl in Miami in response to Jim Morrison’s alleged exposure incident 3 weeks earlier…

1972:Pink Floyd began recording the “Obscured by Clouds” soundtrack album in France…

1997: The Allman Brothers performed the last show of a ten night series at the Beacon Theatre in…

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