Category Archives: 70s Rock

The 1973 Badfinger Concert at Calvert Hall

Over 41 years ago, on February 3, 1973, British rock band Badfinger played a concert in the gymnasium of Calvert Hall College in Towson. It would be the last concert to be held at the high school for over 35 … Continue reading

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HARRY: Baltimore’s Underground Journal debuts (1969)

Scanning through the microfilm rolls of the “Underground Newspaper Collection” in the Enoch Pratt Central Library’s Periodicals department,  I came across the very first issue of “Harry: Baltimore’s Underground Journal” from November 13, 1969. The bi-weekly publication sold for 25 … Continue reading

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Baltimore Backtrack: Pooba on WTMD

As part of last night’s “Baltimore Hit Parade” show on WTMD (Towson University, 89.7 FM), host Sam Sessa interviewed Baltimore’s legendary Punk Godfather, Dave Wilcox (aka Steptoe T. Magnificent) and played a live track (“Top of the Pops (Bottom of … Continue reading

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