Tag: JFK Stadium


This Day In 80s Music, August 20th

On this day in 1983: Madness, Joan Jett, The Police and R.E.M. all appeared in concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia. On this day in 1988: Steve Winwood went to #1 on the U.S. album chart with his fifth solo album ‘Roll With It’. The title cut also topped the U.S. singles charts. The success of […]


This Day In 80s Music, July 13th

On this day in 1985: At 12:01, Status Quo started the Live Aid extravaganza, held between Wembley Stadium, London and JFK Stadium, Philadelphia. The cream of the world’s biggest rock stars crop took part in the worldwide event, The TV broadcast was transmitted to 1.5 billion people in 160 countries which made it the biggest live […]