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Happy birthday to one of the most entertaining Rockers on or off a stage, Montrose/Van Halen/Chickenfoot/Circle and solo artist Sammy Hagar, born on this date in 1947 in Salinas, California.


Other Noteworthy Classic Rock events on October 13 include...


1942 Paul Simon born.

1944 Chicago's Robert Lamm born

1949 Fleetwood Mac's Rick Vito born.

1965 The WHo record My Generation.

1965 The Beatles record Dirive My Car.

1966 Jimi Hendrix Experience does first official concert, Everux, France.

1970 Janis Joplin's ashes spread along Stinson Beach in Marin County, Clalifornia.

1975 Neil Young has surgery to remove growth from vocal chord.

1978 Billy Joel releases 52nd Street.

1982 Clash records set opening for the Who for their Live At Shea Stadium album.

1987 Supertramp releases Free As A Bird.

1990 Bob Dylan plays West Point.

1998 Eric Clapton's Crossroads Center for addiction treatment opens in Antigua.

1998 Bob Dylan releases Live At Royal Albert Hall 1966,The Bootleg Series, Volume 4.

1998 Bruce Hornsby releases Spirit Trail.

2014 Foo Fighters & Zac Brown do Black Sabbath's War Pigs on Letterman.

2016 Bob Dylan awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature...