Today in Rock History – December 5th

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1965, The Beatles played their last ever show in their hometown of Liverpool when they appeared at The Liverpool Empire during the group’s final UK tour. Only 5,100 tickets were available, but there were 40,000 applications for tickets. 1965, The Rolling Stones played two shows at the Convention Hall, San Diego, California on the last […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “The First Girl I Loved” by Incredible String Band/”The First Boy I Loved” by Judy Collins

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I first came into contact with this wistful song via Judy Collin’s version on her Who Knows Where The Time Goes album where it was called “The First Boy I Loved.” It makes sense that she would’ve covered this song as they were both label mates at Elektra Records. It literally took me years to […]

Today in Rock History – July 15th

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1967, The Doors and The Jefferson Airplane both played an afternoon and evening show to over 8,000 fans at Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California. 1967, Pink Floyd performed at the Stowmarket Carnival, held at The Cricket Meadow, in Stowmarket, England.  Feel for Soul, The Ketas, and other bands were also on the bill. 1967, This […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Who Knows Where The Time Goes” by Judy Collins

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This tune, one of Collins’ greatest recordings and the title track from her 1968 album, wasn’t written by or for Collins to record. The song was written by the late, great Sandy Denny who recorded a demo of it in 1967. Shortly thereafter, Denny joined forces with The Strawbs who had a go at the […]