Led Zeppelin played the Boston Garden on this night in 1970. Two months later, this English powerhouse had a single on the charts heading for the Top 20. Which single?
Answer: “Immigrant Song”
Celebrating a birthday today is keyboardist and singer Billy Preston!
1956: Elvis Presley made his debut appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show boosting the show’s ratings to an unheard of 82.6% of the total viewing audience. He was shown only from the waist up.
1975: Welcome Back Kotter premiered on ABC. The theme song was written by John Sebastian formerly of the Lovin’ Spoonful.
1979: Promoter Sid Bernstein took a full page ad in the New York Times and suggested a Beatles reunion to benefit the boat people. Bernstein asked for three concerts, one each in Cairo, Jerusalem, and New York. Bernstein never got a response from the Beatles.
1981: Amnesty International’s Secret Policeman’s Other Ball took place featuring solo sets by Sting and Phil Collins.
Checking out the WZLX ticket stash…
1970: Led zeppelin played the Garden.
1970: Fleetwood Mac was at the Boston Tea Party
1980: It was Yes at the Garden.