Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1964 – Them (with Van Morrison) record the original version of “Gloria”.

1969 – The Rolling Stones give a free concert for 250,000 fans in London’s Hyde Park to introduce new guitarist Mick Taylor, but since the death of Brian Jones, the concert becomes a tribute to the former Stone.

1975 – Pink Floyd and the Steve Miller Band are among those appearing at The Knebworth Festival.


Robbie Robertson (The Band) 1944

Marc Cohn 1959