Category Archives: Popular Music 1960s

The Rolling Stones play their first concert behind Iron Curtain 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 13 1967)


Video: 'Stones '67 in Warschau'

(Thursday, April 13, 1967, 5:00 p.m. CET; during the Cold War) — The Rolling Stones played their first concert behind the Iron Curtain today in Warsaw, Poland, as riot police had to step in to deal with 2,000 people who weren’t able to get tickets. Continue reading The Rolling Stones play their first concert behind Iron Curtain 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 13 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney visits Los Angeles 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 10, 1967, at 5:51-7:54)

(Monday, April 10, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles was filmed today hanging out at the swimming pool of former press officer Derek Taylor and shopping at the Century Square Center in Los Angeles. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney visits Los Angeles 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney visits Red Rock Amphitheatre 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 9 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 9, 1967, at 3:58-5:51)

(Sunday, April 9, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles and Beatles’ assistant Mal Evans visited the Red Rock Amphitheatre today in Morrison, Colorado, before flying to Los Angeles to stay with the band’s former press officer Derek Taylor. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney visits Red Rock Amphitheatre 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 9 1967)

‘Break On Through (To the Other Side)’ by The Doors peaks at #126 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 8 1967)

(Saturday, April 8, 1967)“Break On Through (To the Other Side)”, the debut single by The Doors, both debuted and peaked at #126 on today’s Billboard Bubbling Under The Hot 100 chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Break On Through (To the Other Side)’ by The Doors peaks at #126 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 8 1967)

Beatle Paul McCartney explores Rocky Mountains near Denver 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 6, 1967, at 2:32-3:58)

(Thursday, April 6, 1967) — The day after her 21st birthday, Paul McCartney, his girlfriend, Jane Asher, and The Beatles’ assistant Mal Evans spent the day today exploring the Rocky Mountains near Denver, Colorado. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney explores Rocky Mountains near Denver 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 6 1967)