Beatlemania, a generally harmless form of madness for The Beatles, which deluged the United States in 1964, was nothing short of a phenomenon.
During a concert in 1975, a music reviewer wrote of Bruce Springsteen, ‘I have seldom if ever heard as long or as feverish applause for anyone anywhere as after his numbers.’
As one father of a pre-teen daughter wrote, ‘The Beatles proved again that their singing, if it can be called that, provokes mass hysteria in the young.’
Unlike most rock groups, Creedence Clearwater Revival doesn’t have a booking agency or a manager, yet they were the most successful pop-rock group in the world – and the richest.
Peter Frampton’s road to superstardom had lots of ups and downs before he finally scored big with the multi-platinum double album ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’
Motown Records wasn’t just a record label – it was a sound. Thanks to their success, we had stars like Michael Jackson, The Supremes, Stevie Wonder & Marvin Gaye.
Here’s a look back from 1984 at the career – and huge success – of Billy Joel, along with some insight into what makes his concerts so memorable.
‘I seem to be the king of the middle of the road,’ bestselling singer Barry Manilow said in 1976. ‘And that’s a very fine place to be these days!’
Wherever Elvis Presley goes to howl out his combination of hillbilly and rock ‘n’ roll, the lean, 21-year-old Tennessean is beset by teenage girls yelling for him.
Sha Na Na: Carefree greasers By Mary Campbell Sha Na Na is starting the 1970s performing the rock music of the 1950s. Why? “It’s carefree
The “be-in” was the grandest of all happenings, attracting at least 13,000 of the hip set and perhaps 2,000 spectators. It happened Saturday at the polo field in Golden Gate Park.
See Jimi Hendrix play “The Star Spangled Banner” live at Woodstock on August 18, 1969
The Doors produce drama By Jeff Cox – The Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland) September 21, 1967 DRAMA, the kind that grabs your lapels and shoves
Collectors’ items? Joel Tator, a director with KNBC in beautiful downtown Burbank, has spent 17 years collecting tickets to Hollywood radio and TV shows, and
Reggaefest ’86 Bill Graham Presents – Miller Music, Played the American Way Tickets available at all Bass Ticket Centers Saturday October 4, 1986 – Berkeley
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