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When Concert Posters Were An Art Form 1965


British Invasion Concerts NYC


The Dave Clark Five

Harry Deal & THe Galaxies, The Six Keys

The Knaves

Greensboro Coliseum

Greensboro, NC


Rolling Stones

Dave Berry & The Cruisers, The Konrads

The Checkmates, Johnny Ball, The Hollies

ABC Theatre  Romford,

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Alive As Yesterday: 1986 Concerts

Raising Hell Tour '86 




Municipal Auditorium 

Nashville, TN

"All Hell Breaks Loose at a Run-D.M.C. 'Raising Hell' Rap Concert in California: 'I am great--get it straight--that`s

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Alive As Yesterday: 1989 Concerts

The Who 

London Coliseum

London, UK



Grateful Dead

Alpine Valley Music Theatre

East Troy, MI


Jerry Garcia Band Electric

Wiltern Theatre

379 Wilshire Blvd

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Alive As Yesterday: 1959 Concerts


The Casuals, Bobby One, Alan Marlo

State Theatre

Niagra Falls, NY



Rosewood Club

Memphis, TN



Ruth Brown,

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Alive As Yesterday: 1964 Concerts


The Beatles First Concert In America!

The Beatles’ first US concert was watched by a crowd of 8,092 fans

at the Washington Coliseum in Washington, DC.

The Beatles

Washington Sports Arena

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Alive As Yesterday: 1987 Concerts

License To Ill Tour '87

Beastie Boys


Murphy's Law

Many people's first taste of the Beasties was in 1985, when they opened for none other than Madonna during the pop star's first…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1983 Concerts


Fool's Face

Mississippi Nights

St. Louis, MO


Live Album Recording Date

Freelance Vandals

Right Track Inn

Freeport, NY



The English Beat



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Alive As Yesterday: 1982 Concerts


Zapp (featuring Roger)

The Time

Rockford Metro Centre

Rockford, IL


Spring Fest '82


David Johansen

Jim Carroll

Peter Dayton


Thunderbird Country Club

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Alive As Yesterday: 1980 Concerts

The Cramps


Paris, France


Back In Black Tour '80


Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Uniondale, NY




Palo Alto, CA


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Alive As Yesterday: 1979 Concerts

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Palladium



Damn The Torpedo Tour '79

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Orpheum Theatre

Memphis, TN


The Specials

Tiffany's Late Bar

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Alive As Yesterday: 1976 Concerts

David Bowie

Station To Station Solar Tour 1976


David Bowie

Public Hall

Cleveland, OH


David Bowie

Pavillon de Paris Porte de Pantin

Paris, France



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Alive As Yesterday: 1974 Concerts


Summer of '74

Charlton Athletic F.C.

The Who

Lou Reed

Humble Pie

Bad Company


Dave Mason

"The Doom Tour" 1974


The Day Crosby, Stills…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1978 Concerts

“In 1978, rock music resembled a combat zone more than a community. The divisions had been visible for most of the decade, with the fraying of any notion that the factions of rock fans could peacefully coexist, but in…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1977 Concerts

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

The Bottom Line



Tom Waits

The Paradise Club

Boston, MA


The Clash

The Saints

Cherry Vanilla

Birmingham Rag Market

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Alive As Yesterday: 1975 Concerts


Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Keystone Hall

Kutztown State College

Kutztown, PA


Led Zeppelin

L.S.U. Assembly Center

Baton Rouge, LA


Led Zeppelin


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Alive As Yesterday: 1966 Concerts

The Beatles

The Cyrkle

The Ronettes

The Remains

Candlestick Park

San Francisco, CA


Bob Dylan & The Hawks

Manchester Free Trade Hall

Manchester, UK


The Beach Boys

Lovin' Spoonful

Chad & Jeremy, Percy Sledge

The Outsiders, The Leaves

Sir Douglas

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Alive As Yesterday: 1973 Concerts

David Bowie 

Hollywood Palladium

Los Angeles, CA


David Bowie

Long Beach Arena

Long Beach, CA


Joe Walsh & Barnstorm

Allen Theatre

Cleveland, OH

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Alive As Yesterday: 1972 Concerts

“Some people say the 1970s New York rock scene started in the 1960s with the Velvet Underground. Others insist that it began around 1968 with the Stooges and MC5 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Or with Lou Reed’s reconfigured Velvet…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1971 Concerts

Allman Brothers Band

Wet Willie

Charlotte Coliseum

Charlotte, NC


Little Feat

12th Gate

Atlanta, GA


Stephen Stills

Crazy Horse

Boston Garden

Boston, MA


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Alive As Yesterday: 1968 Concerts


The Byrds

Sonny & Cher

Mahalia Jackson

Roosevelt Griere

Benefit For RFK

Los Angeles Sports Arena

Los Angeles, CA


Jimi Hendrix Experience

The Soft Machine


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Rock Geography: Monterey Pop Festival 1967

Today on the Rock & Roll is a State of Mind blog, we celebrate the 54th anniversary of what many regard as one of  the very first rock festivals...Monterey Pop! 

While Monterey Pop wasn’t the first music…

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1966: A Moment In Time

Over the years there have been many arguments concerning which year produced the best rock album.  While this is most probably arrived at via a subjective view point, there is a serious case to be made for the…

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Hot Platters: Live Albums That Changed My Life

Live albums were once a staple of most rock acts but could possibly be considered an endangered species nowadays.  Sure, over the years there have been many live albums that were released as a holding action because a band…

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