Happy birthday to Robbie Robertson, guitarist and songwriter for the Band. Robbie is actually his middle name. What’s his first?
1969: The Rolling Stones saluted their late guitarist Brian Jones with a free concert in Hyde Park in London. It was the first live appearance of Jones’ replacement, Mick Taylor.
1978: The EMI Record pressing plant in England stopped making the cover of the Rolling Stones album “Some Girls” after celebrities shown in the original artwork, including Lucille Ball, complained.
1988: Efforts to ban Grateful Dead concerts in the town of Oxford, Maine, fell apart when those pushing for the ban learned that a town ordinance would also ban concerts at the annual county fair.
1995: More than 100 Grateful Dead fans were injured when a deck on which they were dancing collapsed near Wentzville, Missouri.
Checking out the WZLX ticket stash…
1973: E.L.O played the John Hancock Hall.
1973: It was Little Feat at Paul’s Mall.