Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1968 – The Who’s “Magic Bus” is released.

1974 – After two albums for Elektra/Asylum Records, Bob Dylan returns to his original label, Columbia.

1976 – Elton John opens a seven-show stand at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The stay breaks the house record set the previous summer by the Rolling Stones. The concert marks the end of a two-month U.S. tour for John and represents the absolute peak of his staggering popularity.

1995 – Jimmy Buffett leads a birthday celebration for President Clinton’s birthday at the White House.


Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) 1947