Today in Music History: Dylan's Hard Rain Goes Gold

Dylan Hard Rain
Hard Rain went Gold Today in Music History. (album cover art)

History Highlight:

Today in 1976, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue's live album, Hard Rain was certified Gold.

Also, Today In:

1965 - A short tour of Scandinavia beginning in Copenhagen almost saw the derailment of the Who. Roger Daltrey became annoyed at Keith Moon's antics and punched him out. Roger was very close to be ousted from the group.

1966 - The Rolling Stones, accompanied by Ike and Tina and the Yardbirds, kicked off what would be their last British tour for four years. On this very same day, "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby?" was released in the UK.

1967 - The cover of Time magazine was graced with a portrait of the Beatles.

1992 - In an MTV first, Unplugged hosted Bruce Springsteen in an electric set.


Joan Jett is 56 today.

Nick Cave is 57 today.