Category: Live Performances

KC & The Sunshine Band on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

Posted by admin - May 3, 2012 - Live Performances
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The new sound of Disco was a reaction against the domination of rock music in the mainstream.  Disco combined funk, soul, R&B and Latin music into a unique and new sound. One of the first innovators of this dance music genre was KC & The Sunshine Band. KC & The Sunshine appeared live on Don […]

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Davy Jones, Dolenz, Boyce & Hart on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

Posted by admin - March 3, 2012 - Live Performances
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 In 1975, Davy Jones appeared on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert with fellow band mate Mickey Dolenz. They performed with Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart, who together with Neil Diamond and Carole King wrote many of The Monkees’ hits. Prior to their performance, Don Kirshner gave a rather nice introduction of these four talented artists. […]

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T. Rex on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

Posted by admin - October 31, 2011 - Live Performances
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T. Rex is widely known as being one of the pioneering acts of the 1970’s Glam Rock scene.  The band gained a cult following in the mid 70’s with the release of hits “Jeepster”, “Get It On”, “Ride a White Swan”, “20th Century Boy”, “Children of the Revolution”, “Hot Love”, “Telegram Sam”, and “Metal Guru”.  […]

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The Allman Brothers Band and The Marshall Tucker Band on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

Posted by admin - September 30, 2011 - Live Performances
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This coming Sunday, October 2nd, marks the 38th anniversary of the appearances of both The Allman Brothers Band and The Marshall Tucker Band on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert.   Each performed a 20-minute set with some of their biggest hits to a sea of southern rock fans.  As labelmates aboard Capricorn Records, the two bands distinguished themselves early […]

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