25 Years Ago: Promoter Bill Graham Dies in Helicopter Crash
Gusty winds and heavy rain swept Vallejo, Calif., the night of Oct. 25, 1991, as concert promoter Bill Graham attended a concert by Huey Lewis and the News.
50 Years Ago: The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s First Recording Session
On Oct. 23, 1966, the Jimi Hendrix Experience went into a London recording studio for the first time and came out with "Hey Joe."
When Grand Funk Railroad Sold Out Shea Stadium Faster Than the Beatles
This sales record at the home of baseball's Mets stood until the ballpark was demolished in 2008.
45 Years Ago: Legendary Concert Venue the Fillmore East Closes
Bill Graham's famous New York club closed after a marathon show on June, 27, 1971.
That Time John Lennon and Frank Zappa Jammed at the Fillmore East
In the last days of New York's Fillmore East, John Lennon and Yoko Ono joined Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention onstage after the Mothers' set.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Play Their Final Scheduled U.K. Concert
NME's Annual Poll Winners concert on May 1, 1966 was the last time the Beatles played a scheduled concert in the U.K.
That Time the Beatles’ Solo Singles All Hit the Charts
For two weeks in 1971, the Billboard Hot 100 had a sort-of Beatles reunion.
40 Years Ago: ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ Hits No. 1 but Spells Disaster for Peter Frampton
'Frampton Comes Alive' reached No. 1 on the Billboard albums chart on April 10, 1976.
50 Years Ago: Grateful Dead and Big Brother & the Holding Company Begin the Haight-Ashbury…
A three-day festival with an acid test and music by the Grateful Dead and other San Francisco bands took place in January 1966.
John Lennon’s Infamous ‘Lost Weekend’ Revisited
We revisit some of the highlights and lowlights from John Lennon's 18-month separation from Yoko Ono.