John Denver

On December 20, 1968, “Leavin’ on a Jet Plane” became Peter, Paul & Mary’s only No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was written by a very young John Denver, who was then a member of [...]

The Eagles

On December 11-15, 1971, the Eagles performed at Tulagi in Boulder. The band had been sent to Colorado for its first-ever concerts, to develop as a band. The Eagles released their debut studio [...]

Cleo Brown

A vocalist and pianist, Cleo Brown sang bawdy blues songs in the 1930s and 1940s, then retired and became a nurse. She was rediscovered living in Colorado in the late 1980s and returned to [...]

Tommy Bolin

On December 4, 1976, Tommy Bolin died from an overdose of heroin and other substances. The guitar god moved to Boulder, Colorado in his late teens and formed Zephyr. He joined the James Gang in [...]

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