Via Grieve: Today in Tompkins Square (assuming the rain hold off, but maybe even then), a few local acts of some historical significance will take to the stage, including David Peel and the Lower East Side:


Here’s Peel and the group in early 1972 on the David Frost Show — with special guests John and Yoko! “Merle Haggard has the Okie from Musckogee … Our people have the hippie from New York City!”

Here’s John on how he met David Peel in Washington Square Park: