Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1964 – The Rolling Stones appear as judges on the British rate-a-record TV show “Juke Box Jury.” Their somewhat impolite behavior on the set causes a furor in the British press.

1989 – “Tom Petty Day” is declared in the musician’s hometown of Gainesville, FL.

2002 – Keyboardist Pete Bardens, who played with Van Morrison and the progressive-rock group Camel, dies of lung cancer at his home in Malibu, California. He was 57.


Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) 1945