David Letterman – Kurt Vile

Jimmy Fallon – De La Soul



TAJ MAHAL (born Henry St. Clair Fredericks), born in 1941 in New York.

ENYA (born Eithne Ní Bhraonáin), born in 1961 in Gweedore, Donegal, Ireland.

JESSE WINCHESTER, born in 1944 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

UTAH PHILLIPS, born in 1935.

BILL BRUFORD, born in 1948 in Sevenoaks, Kent, England.

PAGE SAMUEL McCONNELL (pianist, organist, keyboardist for Phish) born in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

TRENT REZNOR (Founder of Nine Inch Nails; produced the soundtrack for Oliver Stone’s Natural Born Killers), born in 1965 in Mercer, Pennsylvania.



In 1963, The first Monterey Folk Festival took place over three days in Monterey, California. The festival featured Joan Baez, Bob Dylan and Peter Paul and Mary. The 1967 Monterey Rock festival is remembered for the first major American appearances by Jimi Hendrix and The Who, as well as the first major public performances of Janis Joplin. It was also the first major performance by Otis Redding in front of a predominantly white audience.

In 1980, Joe Walsh released the blue collar single “All Night Long” from the Urban Cowboy movie soundtrack.

1990, Nirvana played the last date of a North American tour at the Zoo in Boise, Idaho. This was Chad Channing’s final gig with the band, drummer Dave Grohl replaced him in Sept of this year after his band Scream had split-up. 1995,

Under The Table And Dreaming by Dave Matthews Band was Top 20 and climbing up the album charts.