The Beatles played Boston Garden on this night in 1964. Three weeks later, Beatles manager Brian Epstein put out his autobiography. What was it called?
Answer: A Cellarful of Noise
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
- 1965: The Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show. It was the first show of Sullivan’s 18th season and the Beatles had taped their performance in August.
- 1975: Pink Floyd released its Wish You Were Here album in America. The self-produced record was recorded at London’s Abbey Road Studios and spent nearly 40 weeks on the American top sales charts.
- 1977: James Lewis McCartney was born to Paul and Linda.
- 1989: Aerosmith launched the “Aerosmithsonian” at Boston’s Hard Rock Cafe with donations of stage clothing and instruments for a wall display.
- 1990: Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks announced they would no longer perform with Fleetwood Mac. A little over 2 years later they did reunite with the group to sing at President Clinton’s inaugural and four years after that they rejoined for an MTV Unplugged show, a #1 album and a successful tour.
Checking the WZLX ticket stash …
- 1965: Boston was at the center of the rock and roll world when the Beatles played the Boston Garden for the first time.
- 1972: T. Rex was at the Aquarius Theatre with the Doobie Brothers.