. E Street guitarist, rock and roll historian, and Sirius XM host Little Steven Van Zandt helped book the show, and the band played to sold out shows on Broadway where they were joyfully welcomed back.
Scott found a beautiful film clip of Otis Redding performing I'VE BEEN LOVING YOU TOO LONG at that very Festival. So let's go back to Northern California at the beginning of the Summer of Love and watch Otis Redding Live with pristine picture and audio. @
Janis had five Chart Singles including her only #1, "Me And Bobby McGee in 1971, written by her friend and sometime lover, Kris Kristofferson. Her Live Performances are legendary, she could take your breath away with the power of her voice and persona.
We are very fortunate to have a wonderfully restored video of Quicksilver performing their biggest single, FRESH AIR, Live at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom in 1975 with superb sound. Note the great musicianship, these guys were real pros.
Understand that each time there was turnover they had to learn to play the other guys parts, and they were on tour. After Beck got well and rejoined The Birds they introduced the future: Two Lead Guitars doing Hard Psychedelic Rock and releasing the Classic Acid Tune:...
The Troggs had three songs go platinum (one million sales) during their career: "Wild Thing," " A Girl Like You" and my favorite, "Love Is In The Air," a nice ballad 180 degrees different than "Wild Thing."
It was the first Stones hit credited to have been written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, although Jagger later claimed the song was based on an earlier Staples Singers gospel song, "This Could Be The Last Time."