In 1978 the Doobie Brothers played the Cape Cod Coliseum. That was a big year for the Doobie brothers and yielded an album that spent five weeks at #1. What was that mega-seller?
ANSWER: “Minute by Minute”
What else happened on this day in rock n’ roll history? Here’s the Rock N’ Roll Diary for August 26, from the College of Classic Rock Knowledge – 100.7 WZLX!
- 1970: Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band began a 10 day recording session with Derek and the Dominos on what would eventually be the Layla album.
- 1990: It was the final concert performance of Stevie Ray Vaughn. He played Alpine Valley, a ski resort in Wisconsin featuring a closing guitar jam with Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, and Vaughn’s brother Jimmy. Later, after midnight, Stevie Ray died in a helicopter crash that also took the lives of three of Eric Clapton’s crew and management.
In the WZLX ticket stash…
- 1971: Emerson, Lake and Palmer played on the Common.
- 1978: It was the Doobie Brothers at the Cape Cod Coliseum.