Daily Archive: July 16, 2016

JFK Jr. and Carolyn Bessette

July 16-17, 1999 – “A Small Plane Is Missing” – The Death Of JFK Jr.

On the evening of July 16, 1999, a Piper Saratoga piloted by John F. Kennedy Jr., with passengers Carolyn Bessette and her sister Lauren, plunged into the Atlantic ocean off Martha’s Vineyard on what was a short flight from Fairfield, New Jersey in order to make a family wedding the...

Leon Russell

Leon Russell And The Shelter People – Live In Stockholm 1971 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Leon Russell and the Shelter People during their whirlwind European tour of 1971. This stopover was in Stockholm and recorded by the venerable Sveriges Radio on November 26th of that year. Even before his milestone solo career and the Mad Dogs & Englishmen phase, Leon Russell was a very much...

Youth and Police

Youth And Police – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Youth and Police in America, circa 1971. If there was one thing the 60s made glowingly apparent, that most decades previously didn’t, it was the notion to question authority. Sparked by the Vietnam War and set ablaze by the Youth explosion, there were more teenagers running around America’s streets than...