Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1965 – The Rolling Stones appear on the TV show, “Shindig!”

1966 – Bob Dylan and the Hawks perform at the Royal Albert Hall in London. In attendance are the Stones, members of the Beatles and other British rock royalty. The concert is recorded, later to be heard on various bootleg albums that substantiate claims made for the concert — that it is one of the high-water marks of live rock and roll.

1971 – Don McLean records “American Pie.”


Levon Helm (The Band) 1942

Stevie Nicks 1948