1999 – VH1 links its Save The Music campaign with … Read more

1999 – VH1 links its Save The Music campaign with …

  1999 – VH1 links its Save The Music campaign with NBC’s “Today” show for a weeklong instrument drive. Donated instruments are collected during the program at the Today studios in New York’s Rockefeller Center, for distribution to public schools. A different musician collects the instruments each day. Musicians include Natalie Merchant, Meatloaf, Tony Bennett, […]

1994 – The historic Fillmore club reopens in San F… Read more

1994 – The historic Fillmore club reopens in San F…

1994 – The historic Fillmore club reopens in San Francisco. The opening acts include Smashing Pumpkins, Ry Cooder & David Lindley and American Music Club. The Fillmore (also known as Fillmore Auditorium, or in error as Fillmore West) is a historic music venue in San Francisco, California made famous by Bill Graham. Named for its […]

1993 – A pre-inaugural gala in Landover, Md., toas… Read more

1993 – A pre-inaugural gala in Landover, Md., toas…

1993 – A pre-inaugural gala in Landover, Md., toasting incoming president Bill Clinton features a reunion of Fleetwood Mac performing “Don’t Stop (Thinking About Tomorrow),” the unofficial campaign song for Clinton and his running mate, Al Gore. Other performers included Aretha Franklin, Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Little Richard and Chuck Berry.