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.

Sunday In The Common With The Allmans, 1969

It was a Sunday in May in 1969 and we were off to Harvard Square for the weekly free concerts on the Cambridge Common. These were dreamy times. We — the youth of America — had found a common voice in music, politics, sex and in mind-expanding psychedelic drugs, meditation and self-awareness. Sundays became the day of our cultural celebration and there was always excitement in the air. San Francisco had Haight-Ashbury, New York had Washington Square Park, and we had Harvard Square. It was here that we would commune with our people: the peaceniks, the hippies, the SDS, the…

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