Today in Acoustic-Rock History

1965 – The Byrds’ LP “Mr. Tambourine Man” enters the charts.

1967 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience opens for The Monkees at The Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York.

1968 – The Beatles animated movie, “Yellow Submarine” debuts in London at the Pavilion Theatre. John, Paul and George attend the screening.

1971 – Blood, Sweat and Tears’ “B,S&T 4” enters the album charts.

1971 – Cat Stevens hits #7 with “Peace Train.”

1974 – The Moody Blues open up their own studio in London. It is the first studio designed for quadraphonic recording.

1976 – David Bowie’s compilation album “Changesonebowie” hits #10 in the US.

1991 – A revamped Lynyrd Skynyrd opens their world tour in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


John Wetton (King Crimson, Asia) 1949