Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1967 – The Who make their U.S. concert debut in New York as part of a rock & roll extravaganza promoted by legendary DJ Murray the K.

1969 – The Allman Brothers Band comes together in Jacksonville, Florida.

1970 – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s first studio album, “Deja Vu” goes gold.

1972 – America starts a 3-week run at No.1 on the singles chart with their debut hit “Horse With No Name.”

1977 – Bob Seger’s 7th album, “Night Moves” goes platinum.

2001 – Bob Dylan wins the Best Original Song Academy Award for “Things Have Changed” from the movie “Wonder Boys”.


Elton John 1947

Nick Lowe 1949