Today in Rock History – July 22nd


1967, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Big Brother & the Holding Co. appeared at the Convention Hall, San Diego, California. 1967, The Who play their first American live gig at New York’s Paramount Theater. 1969, Aretha Franklin was arrested for causing a disturbance in a Detroit parking lot. 1969, The Doors perform at the Aquarius Theater […]

Today in Rock History – June 20th

Quicksilver Messenger Service

1967, At San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the Grateful Dead, Big Brother & the Holding Company, and Quicksilver Messenger Service all perform for the summer solstice celebrations. 1969, David Bowie recorded ‘Space Oddity’ at Trident Studios London. The track went on to become a No.1 when re-released in 1975. 1969, The first of a three […]