Classic Rock History has posted a great article contrasting the show’s origin to what came next, written by Brian Kachejian. Excerpt: In the 1960’s and 70s’s we never imagined the advent of MTV, cable television, and even the internet. Our only opportunity to enjoy music was from the vinyl grooves of the albums we loved, and the concert performances we attended. The Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert series began a series of events that would eventually change the music industry, and the fan experience.