: Named for the late William Edward Compton, program director for KDKB-FM
Radio in Phoenix.
Bill Compton was a tastemaker, friend of Stewart and promoter of John's
as well as having
been a national influence on free form album radio at the time. He
was killed in
an auto accident about
two years previous to the opening of the concert venue. Compton Terrace
was attached to an
old west theme amusement park; Legend City in Phoenix. John Stewart
the show with Stevie
Nicks as headliner. Jesse Nicks (Stevie's dad) owned Compton Terrace.
- Tom Story