On This Day (January 20)…Works Come to Chicago

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1978. They were in Chicago, Illinois either at the International Amphitheatre or the Universal Amphitheater. Ticket stub. Retrieved from here. The band were on their fifth consecutive night of hard travel and concerts, certainly a hard-scrabble start to this portion of the Works Tour! Not until … Continue reading On This Day (January 20)…Works Come to Chicago

On This Day (January 20)…Rainbow Over Falkoner Theater

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at the Falkoner Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was the third date of the European leg of their Down To Earth tour. Concert ticket. Retrieved from here. Down To Earth, released the previous year, represented a dramatic shift in the group’s sound, beginning their turn to the AOR … Continue reading On This Day (January 20)…Rainbow Over Falkoner Theater

On This Day (January 20)…Rest In Peace, Edgar Froese

The musician and composer Edgar Froese died on this day in 2015 of a pulmonary embolism. He was 70 years old. Retrieved from here Until his death, Edgar Froese was the only continuous member of the legendary German group Tangerine Dream. He lent both his piano and guitar training to the group in a variety … Continue reading On This Day (January 20)…Rest In Peace, Edgar Froese