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October 16, 2018

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Super chef Emeril Lagasse is a 'Bamming' 59.

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On this day in 1966, Pink Floyd played their first major concert, a benefit to help launch Europe's first underground newspaper, "The International Times." The show, at London's Roundhouse, was called "The International Times All-Night Rave," and it lasted almost as long as the newspaper.

On this day in 1977, powered by the hit "Dust In The Wind," Kansas' "Point Of Know Return" album began shooting up the charts on its way to #4 with over four million in sales.

On this day in 1983, "Crumblin' Down" by John Mellencamp entered the singles charts on its way to #9 as Mötley Crüe's "Shout At The Devil" entered the album charts bound for #17 and four million in sales.

On this day in 1988, one week after its chart debut, Bon Jovi's "New Jersey" album hit #1 for the first of four weeks. It eventually sold over seven million copies on the strength of five Top 10 singles, the most Top 10 hits to date for a hard rock album.

On this day in 1988, Def Leppard set an impressive record when they became the first artist in chart history to sell seven million copies of two consecutive albums — "Pyromania" and "Hysteria."

On this day in 1994, in the process of selling four million copies, R.E.M.'s "Monster" album entered the charts at #1 for the first of two weeks.

Unc's Ultimate Classic Rock Menu

Tuesday 10/16/18

Uncle Joe's Story: Producer/engineer Ken Caillat Ham reveals what REALLY happened in the recording of the "Rumours" album - 8pm
Rock-A-Versary: Celebrating the release of the Talking Heads live recording of "Stop Making Sense" - 9pm
Ultimate Led Zeppelin - 10pm

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Which one of these handpicked selections is your fave Unc's Quote Of The Day?

It was Mark Twain who said: "Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it."

It was Henry Ford who said: "A man who stops advertising to save money is like a man who stops a clock to save time."

It was Oscar Wilde who said: "Don't give a woman advice: one should never give a woman anything she can't wear at night."

It was Jim Rohn who said: "Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."

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