It was the early ’70s and the concert scene in Chicago was a cornucopia of talent.
I had already had witnessed The Who and Herman’s Hermits in 1967 at the International Amphitheatre and Humble Pie in Berlin, Germany in 1971 while in the Army. Some of the gigs in and around Chicago prior to 1974 that I was fortunate enough to see were The Kinks, Lindisfarne, Foghat, Dr. Hook, Steely Dan, Cat Stevens, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and Henry Gross to name a few.
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Backstage Auctions’ Rockin’ Holiday Auction, which ends Dec. 14, 2008, features hundreds of signed albums and photos, 500 vintage concert t-shirts, 1,000+ rare backstage passes and nearly 1,000 equally desirable guitar picks, concert and promotional posters, as well as an impressive host of unique music memorabilia.
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