Santana played Great Woods on this day in 1988. How long had that venue been open at that point?
Answer: Two Years
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
- 1968: The Moody Blues played to an audience of 300,000 people in Paris. At the time the band was riding high on the worldwide success of their hit “Nights in White Satin”.
- 1972: Zeke Snodgrass Young was born to singer Neil Young and actress Carrie Snodgrass at Youngs ranch near Santa Cruz.
- 1986: John Fogerty’s comeback album “Centerfield” was certified double-platinum.
- 1988: Sothebys of London wrapped up a 3 day auction of Elton John memorabilia that raised 6 million bucks including 16 grand for one pair of glasses.