Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for March 27th
3/27/1958 (61 years ago today) - On the plus side, we ultimately get "Dark Side Of The Moon": The CBS Record label announces the invention of "stereophonic records"! This new format could be used on your current/ordinary mono equipment, but when the records are played on the just-introduced-to-the-marketplace stereo players, consumers were promised that "a new rich and fuller sound would be heard". Until headphones come along. Now there's your game-changer!
3/27/1971 (48 years ago today) - He had just broken up his band Steel Mill, but was weeks away from forming Dr. Zoom & The Sonic Boom with long time friend Steven Van Zandt: Bruce Springsteen & Friendly Enemies were the opening act for the original classic line-up of The Allman Brothers Band at Asbury Park's Sunshine In -- Ticket cost? $4.00. God Bless 1971, eh?
3/27/1987 (32 years ago today) - Thousands of fans and spectators overcrowd the downtown streets of Los Angeles to watch U2 perform on the roof of the Republic Liquor store while making the video for "Where The Streets Have No Name" -- Traffic is (naturally) brought to a complete stand-still, and the police are called in to halt the proceedings -- The location, which still draws hundreds of tourists daily, is now a Mexican restaurant called Margarita's Place! "Hope they passed the audition..."
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"And when I go there/I go there with you...", xoxo!