1997 – Bob Dylan releases Time Out of Mind. Critics call it a masterpiece this day in rock history! Time Out of Mind is Bob Dylan’s 30th studio album, released in 1997 by Columbia Records. For fans and critics, the album marked Dylan’s artistic comeback after he struggled with his musical identity throughout the 1980s, […]
1995 – Earth, Wind and Fire is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1993 – Earth, Wind & Fire vocalist Wade Flemons dies in Battle Creek, Mich.
1993 – Saxophonist Don Myrick of Earth, Wind & Fire dies.
1985 – Bob Dylan appears at the 12th World Festival of Youths and Students in Moscow. He performs “Blowin’ in the Wind,” “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall,” and “The Times They Are A-Changin’.”
1980 – Donna Summer wins a Grammy for “Hot Stuff,” Best Female Rock Vocal Performance. Earth, Wind & Fire wins a Grammy for “After the Love Has Gone,” Best R&B Group Vocal Performance. Lyrics: Sittin’ here, eatin’ my heart out waitin’ waitin’ for some lover to call dialed about a thousand numbers lately almost rang […]
1979 – Police arrest 15 youths at Earth, Wind & Fire’s concert at Madison Square Garden. The kids are charged with robbing fans on their way to the gig.
1979 – The music for UNICEF concert took place in New York City featuring Rod Stewart, The Bee Gees, Earth Wind and Fire, Abba and Donna Summer.
1978 – Earth, Wind & Fire begins a 75-date sold-out U.S. tour in Louisville, Ky.
1976 – Peter Frampton’s Frampton Comes Alive! tops the album chart, where it will remain for the next 10 weeks. Amazon.com Widgets Few Albums over the year and in the history of Rock have had the impact that “Frampton comes Alive” did, let alone a live album. But that’s just what it did, including propel […]
1976 – Earth Wind and Fire started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Gratitude’.
1974 – ABC broadcasts the Elton John special Say Goodbye to Norma Jean and Other Things, during which the singer plays “Candle in the Wind” and “Rocket Man.”.