Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1973 – The Rolling Stones release “Angie”.

1973 – Paul Simon hits #2 with “Loves Me Like a Rock”, on which he is backed by the Dixie Hummingbirds.

1980 – John Lennon begins recording his final album, “Double Fantasy”.

1981 – Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band perform a benefit concert for Vietnam veterans at the Los Angeles Sports Arena.

1996 – Carlos Santana receives a star on Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame.

1999 – Blues Traveler bassist Bobby Sheehan is found dead in his New Orleans apartment. He was 31.


Robert Plant 1948

John Hiatt 1952