Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1969 – The Beatles shoot the cover for their “Abbey Road” album outside Abbey Road studios in London.

1970 – Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Looking Out My Back Door” is released.

1974 – Eric Clapton receives a gold record for “461 Ocean Boulevard.” The album reaches the top of the charts.

1998 – The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd estimated at 70,000.


Jaimoe Johanson (Allman Brothers Band) 1944

John Renbourn 1944

The Edge (David Evans) of U2 1961

Beck 1970