On This Day (March 29)…The Fab Four at Lewisham

The Beatles performed on this day in 1963 at the Lewisham Odeon in London, England. Ticket for the second show showing the acts which the group was playing with…but not the Beatles themselves! Retrieved from here. As you can see from the ticket above, the Fab Four appeared here with Chris Montez and Tommy Roe, … Continue reading On This Day (March 29)…The Fab Four at Lewisham

On This Day (March 29)…Difficult to Cure Salt Lake City

Rainbow performed on this day in 1981 at the Salt Palace Expo Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on the first leg of their Difficult to Cure Tour, which would last throughout 1981. For these dates, they co-headlined with Canadian guitarist Pat Travers. This tour was the … Continue reading On This Day (March 29)…Difficult to Cure Salt Lake City

On This Day (March 29)…Tarkus Rolls to Margate

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1971 at the Winter Gardens in Margate, England. Retrieved from here. ELP’s Tarkus Tour was truly getting into swing at this point. With a handful of dates under their belt, the trio was doubtless getting used to the new music of their forthcoming album, Tarkus. The … Continue reading On This Day (March 29)…Tarkus Rolls to Margate

On This Day (March 29)…Works I is gold

Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s album Works Volume 1 was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on this day in 1977. Screenshot of certification record. Retrieved from here. A RIAA Gold certification at this time apparently signified 500,000 units sold in the US. Incredibly, this album, the first studio effort from ELP released … Continue reading On This Day (March 29)…Works I is gold