They started as sock hops then morphed into legendary arena shows. The new book, “Rock Concert,” traces the rise of a cultural touchstone.
Aretha Franklin, Aerosmith, and Billy Crystal all performed on this NBC late-night series unmatched in its day.
Andy Kaufman was famous for some of the weirder comic bits. So was this cheesy lounge singer one of them? Or is Tony Clifton a real person?
Harry Chapin was especially gifted in creating rich stories through his songs. Sadly lost too soon, his unique tales still hold up.