The Allman Brothers Band, the Grateful Dead and The Band … and 600,000 fans. That was the scene at the wild outdoor summer jam held near Watkins Glen, New York, on this day in 1973. One glimpse of the show can be seen in this home movie by a concert attendee.
Also on this day:
Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis was born in 1965 in New Orleans. Yes, he is the brother of Wynton, Branford and Jason. Here, he plays “What a Wonderful World” at the 2005 International Trombone Festival.