On this day in 1969, the very famous photo of the Beatles crossing the road in front of Abbey Road Studios was shot. Quickly – in what order did the Beatles cross the street?
Answer: John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, then George Harrison
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
Happy birthday to David Evans, otherwise known as The Edge from U2!
1969: At 10am traffic was stopped on the street out in front of Abbey Road Studios so a photographer could snap the picture of the four Beatles which appears on the front of the Abbey Road album.
1970: Janis Joplin bought a headstone for the grave of Blues great Bessie Smith who died and was buried in Philadelphia in 1937.
1970: Christine McVie performed for the first time as an official member of Fleetwood Mac at a show in New Orleans.
1974: Eric Clapton’s 461 Ocean Boulevard album went gold.
1987: The U2 single “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” reached #1 in the States.
Checking the WZLX ticket stash…
1976: Peter Frampton played the Cape Cod Coliseum.
1990: It was Santana and Steel Pulse at Great Woods.
1997: Neil Young led the H.O.R.D.E. tour into Great Woods for the first of two nights.