Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1974 – Two concerts featuring Bob Dylan and The Band cause a nine-mile-long traffic jam in Miami that keeps many ticket holders from entering the Sportsatorium until the show is half over.

1993 – Fleetwood Mac reunite to perform at Bill Clinton’s inauguration. Clinton had used “Don’t Stop” as the theme for his campaign.

1994 – Grateful Dead, Elton John, John Lennon, The Animals, The Band, Duane Eddy, Bob Marley and Rod Stewart are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

2007 – Denny Doherty of The Mamas & The Papas dies

2008 – Folk singer and Kingston Trio member, John Stewart dies.


Janis Joplin 1943