In April 1981, “Columbia” label released “Zebop!”, the eleventh Santana studio album. It was recorded 1980-1981, and was produced by Carlos Santana and Bill Graham. The album was certified Platinum in the U.S. by “RIIA”.
Alex Ligertwood– vocals, background vocals
Carlos Santana– guitar, percussion, producer, vocals, background vocals
Chris Solberg – guitar, keyboards, vocals, background vocals
Alan Pasqua– keyboards, vocals, background vocals
Richard Baker – keyboards, organ, piano, synthesizer
On June 27, 1971, rock venue “Fillmore East” was closed. Rock promoter Bill Graham opened “Fillmore East” on Second Avenue near East 6th Street in the East Village, in New York City, on March 8, 1968. In its three years of existence, some of the biggest acts in rock music performed in this venue. The “Fillmore East” was a companion to Graham’s “Fillmore Auditorium”, and its successor, the “Fillmore West”, in San Francisco.
Big number of live albums by famous artists was recorded in “Fillmore East”, including:
The Allman Brothers Band– At Fillmore East (1971)
The Allman Brothers Band– Fillmore East, February 1970 (released 1997) on Grateful Dead Records
The Allman Brothers Band- The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings six CD set of both early and late shows from March 12 and 13, 1971, and the complete closing show from June 27, 1971. released by The Island Def Jam Music Group, 2014
The Chambers Brothers– Love, Peace and Happiness, a double album with one studio disc and one live disc recorded at Bill Graham’s Fillmore East
Joe Cocker– Mad Dogs and Englishmen – The Complete Fillmore East Concerts – March 27–28, 1970 (released 2006)
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young- 4 Way Street (1971)
Miles Davis– Live at the Fillmore East, March 7, 1970: It’s About That Time (2001); recorded March 7, 1970, in a rare live recording of Davis’s so-called ‘”lost quintet”
Miles Davis– Miles Davis at Fillmore: Live at the Fillmore East (1970); recorded June 17–20, 1970
Miles Davis- Miles At The Fillmore – Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol.3, four CD set of the complete shows from June 17, 18, 19 & 20, 1970 plus three bonus tracks from April 11, 1970 at Fillmore West. (released 2014, Columbia – Legacy)
Derek and the Dominos– In Concert; recorded October 23–24, 1970 (released 1973)
Derek and the Dominos– Live at the Fillmore ; recorded October 23–24, 1970 (released 1994)
The Fugs– Golden Filth – Alive at the Fillmore East ; recorded June 1, 1968 (released on LP 1970, on CD as part of the Rhino Handmade 3-CD set, Electromagnetic Steamboat 2003)
Grateful Dead– Ladies and Gentlemen… The Grateful Dead: Fillmore East – April 1971 (2000) ; a four-disc set taken from their five-night stint at the Fillmore East in April 1971
Grateful Dead– Live at the Fillmore East 2-11-69 (1997)
Grateful Dead– History of the Grateful Dead, Volume One (Bear’s Choice) (February 13–14, 1970) (1973)
Grateful Dead– Dick’s Picks Volume Four – Grateful Dead Fillmore East 2/13–14/70 (1996) ; a three-disc set released on Grateful Dead Records
Grateful Dead– Road Trips Volume 3 Number 3 Fillmore East 5-15-70 ; a three-disc set with a bonus fourth disc included with early orders of the set from dead.net; (released 2010)
Jimi Hendrix– Band of Gypsys (1970) and Live at the Fillmore East (1999)
Humble Pie– Performance Rockin’ the Fillmore (1971). Performance Rockin’ The Fillmore The Complete Recordings, a four disc CD set with the early and late shows from both 5/28/71 and 5/29/71 (released by Omnivore Recordings 2013)
Incredible String Band- Live At The Fillmore 1968 ; recorded June 5, 1968; released by Hux Records Ltd, 2013.
Iron Butterfly- Fillmore East 1968 ; a two disc set recorded on April 26 & 27, 1968; released by Rhino Entertainment 2011.
Jefferson Airplane– Bless Its Pointed Little Head (1969) ; this album was split between the Fillmore East and Fillmore West.
Jefferson Airplane– Live at the Fillmore East (recorded 1968; released 1998)
Jefferson Airplane– Sweeping Up the Spotlight: Jefferson Airplane Live at the Fillmore East 1969 (released 2007)
King Crimson– Epitaph – two-disc set with three tracks recorded at Fillmore East Nov. 21, 1969
King Crimson– Live at Fillmore East – one disc with both Nov. 21 and Nov. 22, 1969 partial sets (released in 2004 on The King Crimson Club label as Club 25)
Al Kooper& Mike Bloomfield – Fillmore East: The Lost Concert Tapes ; recorded Dec. 13–14, 1968 (released 2003)
Love– Studio / Live – live tracks recorded at Fillmore East (released on LP 1982, on CD 1991)
John Lennon and Yoko Ono – Live Jam – Side Two of this live album, which was included as a bonus album in Lennon & Ono’s Some Time in New York City (released: 1972), was recorded at the Fillmore East on June 6, 1971.
Taj Mahal– The Real Thing ; recorded Feb. 13, 1971 (remaster with one more track, released 2000)
Mountain– Flowers Of Evil – Side 2 recorded at Fillmore East, December 26, 1970
John Mayall– The Turning Point (1969) (released on CD 1990, remaster with three more tracks released 2001)
The Nice– Live at the Fillmore East December 1969 ; recorded December 19–20, 1969 (released 2009)
Laura Nyro– Spread Your Wings and Fly: Live at the Fillmore East (released 2004)
Quicksilver Messenger Service– Happy Trails; live tracks recorded at both Fillmore East & Fillmore West (CD released 1994)
Ten Years After– Live at the Fillmore East 1970 ; recorded February 27–28, 1970 (released 2001)
Johnny Winter– Live Johnny Winter And; recorded at Fillmore East and Pirate’s World, Dania, Florida (released 1971)
Johnny Winter– Live at the Fillmore East 10/3/70 (released 2010)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse– Live at the Fillmore East recorded March 6–7, 1970 (released on CD and DVD 2006)
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention– Freaks And Motherfu*#@%! ; recorded in 1970 (released 1991)
Frank Zappa’s Mothers– Fillmore East – June 1971 (released 1971)