Tour Names

Crazy names for concert tours

A lot of band tours over the years have the album they’re promoting name, like Queen’s 1975/1976 “A Night at the Opera Tour”, or where they were going, like Led Zeppelin‘s 1968/1969 “North American Tour”. Some bands chosen tour names are a bit more fun, here are a few.

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Atlanta’s 96 Rock

Pure Rock ‘n’ Roll

In 1974, 96 Rock came on the air with what would be now called Classic Rock. The initial song played was The Who’s “Baba O’Reilly”. It wasn’t long until all my friends were tuning in to this station.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Glen Campbell checks all the boxes as a talented, influential musician who sold a lot of records and was revered by his peers. He’s also an underrated guitar player and one of the most gifted artists whose reputation in Nashville is stellar.

I’m not a fan. The building is cool. I’ve been there, it was nice. The exhibits were spectacular and I highly recommend that you visit if you’re in Cleveland, Ohio. Do I think they are doing a good job with the inductees? No.

I agree with Black Sabbath superstar Ozzy Osborne who said…

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