Mission of Burma
The Cars
John Lincoln Wright and the Sour Mash Boys
Donna Summer
Arthur Fiedler
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Bonne Raitt
Chick Corea
James Taylor
The J. Geils Band
Tom Rush

To preserve, honor and showcase New England’s musical heritage.

Piano Row, 1971


Brina Healey worked at Jack’s Drum Shop from 1971 to 1973. “There was always a surrealistic metalflake or pearl drum kit in the left window. A lineup of shiny, chrome-plated and slick-looking guitars in the right window. What musically-inclined rocker wouldn’t want to work at Jack’s Drum Shop, a Boston rock institution? There was us and there was E U Wurlitzer (“Wurley’s”) up the street on the venerable “Piano Row.” Basically, there were only two cool places to be if you were in town as a wannabe, hired gun, local rocker or big gigger: us or them. Now, don’t think…

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