Back home to Georgia

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

April 18, 1970

8042c1a1c8f70579ce6625a835a9c033--bruce-springsteen-steel-millSteel Mill, (featuring Bruce Springsteen on lead vocals) plays in the Main Gym at Ocean County College in New Jersey. Tickets cost $2. Among the songs in the group’s set list is Goin’ Back to Georgia.

ALSO ON THIS DAY:  Let’s start today



My fist got hard and my wits got keen

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

April 17, 1970

johnny_cash_folsomWhile performing at the White House at the invitation of President Richard Nixon, Johnny Cash is asked by the clueless president to perform Okie From Muskogee. Cash declines because it is not his song, but had been a hit for Merle Haggard. Instead, Cash sings his #1 hit, A Boy Named Sue.

ALSO ON THIS DAY:  And pretend that he just doesn’t see


Just around midnight

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

April 13, 1971

the-rolling-stones-brown-sugar-rolling-stones-recordsThe Rolling Stones release Brown Sugar, from their latest album Sticky Fingers. It is the first LP on their own label, Rolling Stones Records, which introduced the licking-tongue and lips logo.

ALSO ON THIS DAY:  She’s got electric boots a mohair suit