Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young played the Garden on this night in 1970. They’d move onto the Fillmore the following week. What live album came out of these shows in NYC?
Answer: 4-Way Street
Here’s the rest of the Rock N’ Roll Diary for May 29:
- 1965: The Rolling Stones ended their third U.S. tour with two shows at New York’s Academy of Music.
- 1971: The Band’s single “Brown Sugar” hit #1 on the U.S. charts.
- 1973: Roger Mcguinn performed at New York’s Academy of Music. It was his first solo performance after the breakup of The Byrds.
- 1973: Columbia Records president Clive Davis was fired for misappropriating company funds. Cbs sued Davis for $100,000 including an alleged $20,000 in company money he spent on his sons bar mitzvah – Davis moved ahead to form the highly succesful Arista Records.
- 1981: Bruce Springsteen performed in London for the first time in six years.
- 1991: Steve Winwood was in an accident, but not injured, when his tour bus was sideswiped by an oncoming truck in Ohio.
- 2002: former Van Halen frontmen David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar launched the “Song for Song: The Heavyweight Champs of Rock’n'roll” tour in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
- 2006: David Bowie made a guest appearance at the first show of David Gilmour’s three-night stand at London’s Royal Albert Hall. It was Bowie’s first appearance in nearly two years. David Crosby and Graham Nash also took part in the performance.
- Checking out the WZLX ticket stash: Crosby Stills and Nash played the Garden in 1970…And in 1979 Cheap Trick was at the Boston Music Hall!