Steve Kline Ages of Rock

May 17

Little Richard1958: Little Richard has a huge hit in Good Golly Miss Molly.

Wildwood Boys1963: The first Monterey Folk Festival opens with Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Peter, Paul & Mary, and Pete Seeger. Also playing the festival is a group known as the Wildwood Boys, whose banjo player is a guy named Jerry Garcia.

1967: Don’t Look Back, D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary film of Bob Dylan’s U.K. tour, debuts at  San Francisco’s Presidio Theatre. Here’s a clip: