On this day in 1970, Elton John played his first American concert at the Troubadour in West Los Angeles. That week-long gig helped to break Sir Elty in America even before he became a star in his British homeland.
On this day in 1970, Emerson, Lake & Palmer played their first-ever gig at the Plymouth Guild Hall in England. This is an exerpt of ELP at The Isle of Wight Festival 1970. This is actually their 4th concert.(Note their introduction.) 1. 1970/AUG/23-Plymouth Guildhall, Plymouth, England (DEBUT SHOW) 2. 1970/AUG/26=Walthamstow Polytechnic, London, England 3. 1970/AUG/28=Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England 4. this: 1970/AUG/29-Isle of Wight Festival, Isle of Wight, England.