1989

Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones jam during an impromptu concert by the band, Aug. 12, 1989 at Toad's Place, a New Haven nightclub.  The surprise set attracted 700 fans who paid $3 each for their tickets.  Drummer Charlie Watts is seen in the background.  (AP Photo/Dimo Safari)

Why The Rolling Stones Launched Their 1989 Stadium Tour With a Surprise Club Show in Connecticut [PHOTOS]

By Matt Dolloff (@mattdolloff) The Rolling Stones’ 1989 Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle tour was massive, lasting over a full calendar year and spanning the globe, from Los Angeles all the way across the U.S. and Europe […]

08/12/2014

Paul McCartney, John Lennon

Diary Extras: Paul McCartney, “My Brave Face”

Today in 1989, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] scored his seventh UK No.1 solo album with Flowers In The Dirt, featuring the single “My Brave Face.”

06/24/2011

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Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: Pink Floyd Plays Moscow in ’89

This week in 1989 marked Pink Floyd’s famous journey to Moscow for a gigantic sold-out concert not long before the fall of the Soviet Union. Check out our 5 favorite video clips from the show.

06/03/2011

(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Classic Concert Clip: Stevie Ray Vaughan & Jeff Beck ’89

In honor of Stevie Ray Vaughan on the anniversary of his tragic passing, check out this clip of Vaughan with fellow blues legend Jeff Beck as they perform “Goin’ Down” on MTV back in 1989.

08/27/2010

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