Classic Rock Almanac: March 6

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TRIVIA: What is David Gilmour’s primary guitar of choice on stage?

ANSWER: 1969 Fender Stratocaster – black with a black pickguard.

ANNIVERSARIES:

2007 – Carl Perkins’ “Blue Suede Shoes,” The Ronettes’ “Be My Baby,” The Rolling Stones’ “Satisfaction” and Paul Simon’s album Graceland are among the 2007 additions to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.

2001 – Aerosmith releases Just Push Play, the band’s first studio album in four years.

RELATED: Fans Remember ’74 Aerosmith Concert At Firestone High School

2000 – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts James Taylor, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Lovin’ Spoonful, The Moonglows, Bonnie Raitt and Eric Clapton (for his solo work). The first set of sidemen — Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore, Motown bassist James Jamerson, sax player King Curtis and drummers Earl Palmer and Hal Blaine) and early influences Nat “King” Cole and Billie Holiday are also enshrined.

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