February 6, 1945 ~ Bob Marley is born Nesta Robert Marley in Jamaica.
Happy birthday, Joan …
b. January 8, 1947
b. January 8, 1935
Happy 74th to arguably one of the most important singer/songwriters of a generation …
b. November 6, 1948
The most important non-musician in rock …Bob Weir
A crowd estimated at 300,000 turns out for a concert honoring promoter Bill Graham, the San Francisco legend who died a week earlier.
A whole bunch of heavies and friends show up including Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Joan Baez, Santana, Grateful Dead and Journey, which reunites for their first performance since 1987.
The show goes smoothly, a remarkable feat considering it was organized in less than a week; Graham died in a helicopter crash on October 25 at age 60.
b. September 16, 1925 …
On the 50th anniversary of ‘At San Quentin’, The Boot takes a look at the legacy of Johnny Cash’s prison concert series in relation to his career.