Posts tagged "heartland rock"

Today in Music History: John Fogerty

On this date sixty-six years ago, John Fogerty is born in Berkeley.  Twenty-four years later, Creedence debuted on the UK charts with this song, performed  here on the Johnny Cash’s TV show:      

Today in Music History: Bruce Springsteen

Today in Music History:  Bruce Springsteen
On this date thirty-seven years ago, Bruce Springsteen opens for Bonnie Raitt at the Harvard Square Theater in Cambridge.  Well-known critic and future Springsteen manager Jon Landau sees the show and writes “I have seen the future of rock and roll and his name is Bruce Springsteen”. Here’s Kitty’s Back performed earlier in ’74:    

Today in Music History: Bruce Springsteen

On this date thirty years ago, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band start their first, outside-the-U.S., full-scale tour in Hamburg.  Here is a live performance in Barcelona from this very tour:      
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