Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1965 – The Rolling Stones appear on the television show “Hollywood A-Go-Go.”

1966 – The Beach Boys’ masterpiece album “Pet Sounds” is released.

1969 – John Lennon, declared “an inadmissible immigrant to the U.S.,” seeks a visa to visit America. Ten days before, Lennon’s “standing visa” was revoked by the U.S. Embassy in London because of his drug conviction the previous November.

1970 – Randy Bachman leaves the Guess Who.


Robert Fripp (King Crimson) 1946