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Alive As Yesterday: 1986 Concerts

Raising Hell Tour '86  RUN DMC  WHODINI  LL COOL J  Municipal Auditorium  Nashville, TN

"All Hell Breaks Loose at a Run-D.M.C. 'Raising Hell' Rap Concert in California: 'I am great--get it straight--that`s

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Alive As Yesterday: 1989 Concerts

The Who  London Coliseum London, UK



Grateful Dead Alpine Valley Music Theatre East Troy, MI


Jerry Garcia Band Electric Wiltern Theatre 379 Wilshire Blvd …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1959 Concerts

JERRY LEE LEWIS The Casuals, Bobby One, Alan Marlo State Theatre Niagra Falls, NY




BROOK BENTON Ruth Brown, …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1964 Concerts


The Beatles First Concert In America!

The Beatles’ first US concert was watched by a crowd of 8,092 fans

at the Washington Coliseum in Washington, DC.

The Beatles Washington Sports Arena …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1987 Concerts

License To Ill Tour '87 Beastie Boys Fishbone Murphy's Law

Many people's first taste of the Beasties was in 1985, when they opened for none other than Madonna during the pop star's first…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1983 Concerts

Ramones Fool's Face Mississippi Nights St. Louis, MO


Live Album Recording Date Freelance Vandals Right Track Inn Freeport, NY  


The English Beat R.E.M. Campus …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1982 Concerts

Prince Zapp (featuring Roger) The Time Rockford Metro Centre Rockford, IL


Spring Fest '82 Ramones David Johansen Jim Carroll Peter Dayton Lines Thunderbird Country Club …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1980 Concerts

The Cramps Eldorado Paris, France  

Back In Black Tour '80 AC/DC Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Uniondale, NY  

Ramones Keystone Palo Alto, CA  

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Alive As Yesterday: 1979 Concerts

Elvis Costello & The Attractions The Palladium NYC  

Damn The Torpedo Tour '79 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Orpheum Theatre Memphis, TN


The Specials Tiffany's Late Bar …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1976 Concerts

David Bowie Station To Station Solar Tour 1976


David Bowie Public Hall Cleveland, OH


David Bowie Pavillon de Paris Porte de Pantin Paris, France


The …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1974 Concerts


Summer of '74 Charlton Athletic F.C. The Who Lou Reed Humble Pie Bad Company Lindisfarne Dave Mason

"The Doom Tour" 1974


The Day Crosby, Stills…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1978 Concerts

“In 1978, rock music resembled a combat zone more than a community. The divisions had been visible for most of the decade, with the fraying of any notion that the factions of rock fans could peacefully coexist, but in…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1977 Concerts

Elvis Costello & The Attractions The Bottom Line NYC


Tom Waits The Paradise Club Boston, MA


The Clash The Saints Cherry Vanilla Birmingham Rag Market …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1975 Concerts


Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Keystone Hall Kutztown State College Kutztown, PA


Led Zeppelin L.S.U. Assembly Center Baton Rouge, LA


Led Zeppelin Earl's …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1966 Concerts

The Beatles The Cyrkle The Ronettes The Remains Candlestick Park San Francisco, CA


Bob Dylan & The Hawks Manchester Free Trade Hall Manchester, UK


The Beach …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1973 Concerts

David Bowie  Hollywood Palladium Los Angeles, CA


David Bowie Long Beach Arena Long Beach, CA  

Joe Walsh & Barnstorm Allen Theatre Cleveland, OH …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1972 Concerts

“Some people say the 1970s New York rock scene started in the 1960s with the Velvet Underground. Others insist that it began around 1968 with the Stooges and MC5 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Or with Lou Reed’s reconfigured Velvet…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1971 Concerts

Allman Brothers Band Wet Willie Charlotte Coliseum Charlotte, NC


Little Feat 12th Gate Atlanta, GA


Stephen Stills Crazy Horse Boston Garden Boston, MA


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Alive As Yesterday: 1968 Concerts


The Byrds Sonny & Cher Mahalia Jackson Roosevelt Griere Benefit For RFK Los Angeles Sports Arena Los Angeles, CA  

Jimi Hendrix Experience The Soft Machine Stony …Read more

Rock Geography: Monterey Pop Festival 1967

Today on the Rock & Roll is a State of Mind blog, we celebrate the 54th anniversary of what many regard as one of  the very first rock festivals...Monterey Pop! 

While Monterey Pop wasn’t the first music…

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1966: A Moment In Time

Over the years there have been many arguments concerning which year produced the best rock album.  While this is most probably arrived at via a subjective view point, there is a serious case to be made for the…

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Hot Platters: Live Albums That Changed My Life

Live albums were once a staple of most rock acts but could possibly be considered an endangered species nowadays.  Sure, over the years there have been many live albums that were released as a holding action because a band…

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