On this day in 1982, Pink Floyd’s movie version of “The Wall” premiered in New York City. Two additional songs featured in the movie were not on the album; one was “What Shall We Do Now?” Can you name the other?
Answer: When the Tigers Broke Free
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
1970: Janis Joplin, Steppenwolf, Paul Simon and others played at an anti war festival held at Shea Stadium.
1981: Stevie Nicks released her first solo LP Bella Donna.
1982: Pink Floyd’s $10 million movie version of The Wall premiered in New York City. The film starred Bob Geldof of the Boomtown Rats.
1982: Sting released his first solo single “Spread a Little Happiness”. The song came from the movie Brimstone and Treacle in which Sting starred.
1989: U2 bassist Adam Clayton was busted for pot possession in Dublin.
1996: The soundtrack for the film She’s The One by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers was released.
In the WZLX ticket stash…
1971: The Faces featuring Rod Stewart played the Boston Common.
1974: It was Crosby, Stills and Nash at the Garden.
1977: Bad Company rocked the same venue.
1989: Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman and Howe played a night of Yes music at Great Woods.