In the latest “Carter’s Catalog”, our resident rock & roll guru Carter Alan takes us back to the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, where a then-relatively unknown Jimi Hendrix set his guitar ablaze and, later, the music world as a whole.
Happy birthday to Sir Paul McCartney! What’s his birthname?
In 1980, Led Zeppelin began a tour of Europe, which would become their last before John Bonham died. What was the last song that the original Led Zeppelin played in concert on that tour?
In 1999 the original Black Sabbath reunion tour reached the Tweeter Center. A double live album called “Reunion” went platinum. Where was that album recorded?
Mick Jagger was knighted by the Queen of England in 2002. In what year was Keith Richards knighted?
The Police released “Synchronicity” on this day in 1983. How many Top 40 singles were released from that album?
Carter Alan found it hard to believe it’s been 30 years since the release of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s brilliant debut album “Texas Flood”. Though we lost Stevie Ray in 1990, his music lives on forever.
On this day in 1983, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble released their first album “Texas Flood,” which would go on to sell heavily and garner critical acclaim. The title track was a cover of a 1958 song by what fellow Texan?
Only someone like Bruce Springsteen could perform at the biggest American political demonstration in history and just be his regular self. On June 12, 1982, American protesters stormed Central Park in New York City to [...]
London’s Wembley Stadium has played hosts to many different epic rock concerts. They are pretty much impossible not to be epic, what with their 80,000+ seating capacity. One such concert took place on this day [...]
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