On this day in 1968, the Jeff Beck Group made its U.S. debut at the Fillmore East in NYC. Rod Stewart was on the vocals, Ronnie Wood on the bass. This lineup recorded two albums; one was Truth. What was the other?
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
Happy birthday to singer/guitarist & producer Todd Rundgren!
1968: The Jeff Beck Group made its U.S. debut at the Fillmore East in New York with Rod Stewart on vocals.
1975: Eric Clapton joined the Rolling Stones on stage during a show at Madison Square Garden and jammed on “Sympathy for the Devil”.
1990: Billy Joel became the first rock artist to perform at Yankee Stadium.
1992: In an odd pairing onstage, Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour joined Tom Jones at a concert at the Town & Country Nightclub in London.
Checking the WZLX ticket stash…
1970: The Band played Harvard Stadium.
1979: Bad Company was at the Boston Garden.
1992: Ringo Starr and his All-Star Band, including birthday boy Todd Rundgren, Nils Lofgren, Dave Edmunds, Joe Walsh, and son Zack Starkey played Great Woods.
2003: The surviving members of the Grateful Dead, calling themselves simply “The Dead,” played the Tweeter Center with Steve Winwood.