2006 – Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI’s 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song of the year honors for “She Will Be Loved.
2003 – Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Dave Matthews Band, Pearl Jam, Willie Nelson, Pearl Jam, Incubus, Dashboard Confessional and Wilco are among the performers at the 17th annual Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, Calif.
2000 – The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band reunites at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium for a performance of their signature song, “Will the Circle Be Unbroken.” Longtime member John McEuen joins Jimmie Fadden, Jeff Hanna, Jimmy Ibbotson and Bob Carpenter for the filming of an IMAX movie, that traces the roots and branches of country music.
2000 – VH1 and Rolling Stone hold a fund-raiser for Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Among the performers are Sheryl Crow, who open the show with “The Long and Winding Road”; Paul Simon; Glenn Frey and Don Henley, who play a selection of Eagles hits; and Crosby, Stills […]
1999 – David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young appear at New York’s Madison Square Garden to announce their forthcoming album and CSNY2K tour.
1997 – The first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is held in Cleveland. Among those inducted are Crosby, Stills & Nash, the Jackson 5, the Bee Gees, Buffalo Springfield, Joni Mitchell, the Young Rascals, and Parliament-Funkadelic (meaning George Clinton).
1994 – Crosby, Stills and Nash released their After the Storm album in 1994. After 25 years, it would be their last album of new material for Atlantic Records. Highlights of the LP included the songs, “Only Waiting for You” and a cover of the best song ever written, according to a 1999 songwriters poll, […]
1988 – Dave Prater of Sam & Dave dies in a car accident. The group’s biggest hit is the Hold On, I’m Comin’. Discography Singles Release date Title Label & Cat no. Chart Positions US Hot 100 US R&B UK 1962 “Never, Never” (Henry Stone) Alston 777 1962 “I Need Love” (Sam Moore/Dave Prater) Marlin […]
1982 – Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Tom Petty, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, and Crosby, Stills & Nash play the Peace Sunday: We Have a Dream concert for nuclear disarmament at Pasadena, Calif.’s Rose Bowl.
1971 – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Four-Way Street US LP is no. 1 chart topper this day in rock history!
1970 – Emerson, Lake & Palmer give their debut performance in Plymouth, England. Progressive rock can be a very disreputable subject. No other musical style has been so vilified by the critics and became a synonym for ‘pompous’ and ‘bombastic.’ Almost every music critic in the early ’70’s had something unflattering to write about it. […]