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This Day in Music History: October 22nd

1998: Bob Dylan performed a sold out concert in his hometown of Duluth, MN at the Duluth Entertainment Center. It was Dylan’s first concert in many years near his hometown of Hibbing.

1996: Journey released their first album in ten years Trial by Fire which went on to peak at number three on the Billboard 200 album chart & sell a million copies in the U.S. It was their last album with Steve Perry & Steve Smith.

1993: Rush drummer Neil Peart interviewed future Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien on Much Music.

1990: Pearl Jam performed their first concert at the Off-Ramp Café in Seattle. The band’s name at the time of their debut performance was Mookie Blaylock.

1982: In Worcester, MA its Van Halen Day as the band began a three-night stand at the Worcester Centrum.

1980: Dire Straits kicked off their third tour of North America at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver.

1977: Foreigner peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Cold as Ice” which was their second top ten single in the U.S.

1976: Bob Seger released his ninth studio album Night Moves which was his first album with The Silver Bullet Band. The album went on to reach number eight on the Billboard 200 album chart and sell six million copies in the U.S.

1964: The High Numbers failed an audition with EMI Records. That band would go on to be better known as The Who.

Birthdays:
Leslie West-guitarist for Mountain born in 1945

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