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The Rolling Stones played their first live show at the Marquee Club in London on July 12, 1962. The band at this point features Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones, with Dick Taylor, later of the Pretty Things, on bass and Tony Chapman. The band was paid 20 pounds. In this clipping, you will […]

Marty Balin was opening a new club in San Francisco in 1965. One of the things he wanted was to have a house band. On July 6, 1965, Marty got together with Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen, Bob Harvey on bass, Jerry Peloquin on drums and Signe Toly Anderson on vocals for the first time to […]

The Beatles’ LP, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” became the #1 LP in the US on July 1, 1967. It stayed there for 15 weeks. When is the last time you listened to this record all the way through in one sitting? It’s kind of hard to believe that this album is 51 years […]

On June 21, 1966, The Yardbirds played their last show at London’s Marquee Club. But, this was also the first time that Jimmy Page played live with the band. With Jeff Beck playing lead, Jimmy did this show as the bands bass player. Here is a picture from that show 52 years ago tonight. Where […]

On June 4, 1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience played their last show in England, at London’s Saville Theatre, before heading off to America. The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album had just been released on June 1 and Paul McCartney and George Harrison were in attendance. Hendrix, who was already a great fan of the band, bought […]

The Who performed a secret concert for fan club members on May 25, 1978, at London’s Shepperton Film Studios for their documentary “The Kids Are Alright”. They wanted to get ‘live’ concert footage. The sad part about this ‘concert’ is that it was the last time Keith Moon would ever play with The Who. Pete […]

On April 5 & 6 of 1968, The Turtles played at The Cheetah Club in Chicago (The Aragon Ballroom). It has been rumored and many sites report it as true that Jimi Hendrix was in the audience on the night of the 5th and came on stage and jammed with The Turtles. There is only […]

On Jan. 30, 1973, KISS played their first show at the Popcorn Club in Queens, New York. For this show they wore little to no makeup. The iconic makeup designs associated with Kiss made their debut during the March 9–10 shows at The Daisy in Amityville, NY. At the show 45 years ago today, they […]

The Who performed their first gig under their new name at London’s Marquee Club on Nov. 24, 1964. They promised what the poster famously call “Maximum R&B.” Before this show, they had been known as ‘The High Numbers”. So we do not think we are to far off to say ‘Happy 53rd Birthday to The […]


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