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Led Zeppelin

Twenty Arrested at Led Zeppelin Concert

Oh, to have grown up as a teenager in the 1970s, with bands like Zeppelin touring the country. If you were one of those lucky teenagers on Monday, February 10th, 1975, you were probably at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland to witness Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones with 18,000 […]

Wish You Were Here photo (1975)

Pink Floyd’s Connection to the CIA and Ronald Reagan

We haven’t done a concert-related post in a while.We have featured the Beatles, Janis Joplin, The Dead, Hendrix and The Doors both at the Hilton, The Beach Boys, U2 in Georgetown, The Police in Adams Morgan, The Bee Gees and Springsteen. It’s time to highlight one of the best bands ever … Pink Floyd The […]

The Bee Gees Played the Capital Centre in 1979

Rolling Stone just broke the sad news that Bee Gees co-founder Robin Gibb died today, succumbing to cancer. In the late 70s, the Bee Gees were on top of the world, owning the music industry. The Washington Post wrote an article about the group coming to Washington for a performance in 1979. They played the […]

Bruce Springsteen

Springsteen Rocks Washington … in 1978

I suspect you’re checking out the blog this morning thinking, hmm … something looks different. Well, I spent the bulk of my posting time this past weekend cleaning up the new design of the site. The posts might be a little thinner this week as a result, but I think the new look is better. […]

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