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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

Los Angeles, CA

 

Lou Reed

Frankfurt Jahrhunderthalle

Frankfurt, Germany

 

Nirvana

Grinch

Murphy's Pub

Cincinnati, OH

 

Neil

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Rock Geography: Whisky A Go Go (Expanded Edition)

 

 

Today, on this latest edition of Rock & Roll Geography, we take a stroll down to California to check out The Whisky A Go Go, one of LA's most historic music landmarks.  Still in business today, this venerable club is

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Remembering Bill Graham & The Fillmore East

This blog post is dedicated to my dear friend,

Jeff Goldstein

who spent many happy hours @ The Fillmore East

 

The Story of the Fillmore East begins here...

Located at the southwest corner of Second Avenue and Sixth Street was

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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 headlining tour. They then toured in

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Alive As Yesterday: 1969 Concerts

The Kinks

Taj Mahal

Sha Na Na

Fillmore West

San Francisco, CA

 

The Move

Cold Blood

Albert King

Fillmore West

San Francisco, CA

 

Grateful Dead

AUM

Flying Burrito Bros.

Avalon Ballroom

San Francisco, CA

 

Spirit

Nazz

James Cotton Blues Band

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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 year 1966;

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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

Tyngsboro, MA

 

Diary of a Madman Tour

Ozzy Osbourne

Starfighters

Notre Dame A.C.C.

South Bend,

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Alive As Yesterday: 1975 Concerts

Led Zeppelin

L.S.U. Assembly Center

Baton Rouge, LA

 

Led Zeppelin

Earl's Court

London, UK

 

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Keystone Hall

Kutztown State College

Kutztown, PA

 

Ramones

CBGB's

NYC

 

John Cale & The Only Ones

Paradiso

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Alive As Yesterday: 1973 Concerts

David Bowie 

Hollywood Palladium

Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

Joe Walsh & Barnstorm

Allen Theatre

Cleveland, OH

 

Sly & The Family Stone

Little Feat

Berkeley Community Theatre

Berkeley, CA

 

Grateful Dead

Nassau Coliseum

Uniondale, NY

 

 

San Francisco Concerts 1973 Bill Graham Presents

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Alive As Yesterday: 1978 Concerts

The Year Rock Went to Pieces (Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado) 

“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

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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

SET LIST

Rock & Roll Woman

Questions

Helplessly Holding

Fishes and Scorpions

Go Back Home

Love The

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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 what I say--my name is Run--I`m number

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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 Underground

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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 festival ever held

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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

CSNY

The Day Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Launched Their 'Doom Tour' In the summer of 1974, the concept

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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 Ramones

The Poppers

The Fast

CBGB

NYC

 

Television

City Lights

CBGB

NYC

 

New York Dolls

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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 Disco

Edinburgh, Scotland

 

Iggy Pop

The Human League

Paradiso

Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

The Plasmatics

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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 didn't

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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 Brook University

Campus Center (Gym)

Stony Brook, NY

 

THELONIOUS MONK

DR. JOHN The NIGHT

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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 Boys

Lovin' Spoonful

Chad & Jeremy, Percy Sledge

The Outsiders, The Leaves

Sir Douglas

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When Concert Posters Were An Art Form 1965

 

British Invasion Concerts NYC

 

The Dave Clark Five

Harry Deal & THe Galaxies, The Six Keys

The Knaves

Greensboro Coliseum

Greensboro, NC

 

Rolling Stones

Dave Berry & The Cruisers, The Konrads

The Checkmates, Johnny Ball, The Hollies

ABC Theatre  Romford,

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