Led Zeppelin played Boston Garden on this night in 1970. How much were the ‘expensive’ tickets?
What else happened on this day in rock n’ roll history? Here’s the Rock N’ Roll Diary for September 9, from the College of Classic Rock Knowledge – 100.7 WZLX!
- 1956: Elvis Presley made his debut appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show boosting the show’s ratings to an unheard of 82.6% of the total viewing audience. He was shown only from the waist up.
- 1975: Welcome Back Kotter premiered on ABC. The theme song was written by John Sebastian formerly of the Lovin’ Spoonful.
- 1979: Promoter Sid Bernstein took a full page ad in the New York Times and suggested a Beatles reunion to benefit the boat people. Bernstein asked for three concerts, one each in Cairo, Jerusalem, and New York. Bernstein never got a response from the Beatles.
- 1981: Amnesty International’s Secret Policeman’s Other Ball took place featuring solo sets by Sting and Phil Collins.