Ditto for me. The Wikipedia page for Kohoutek says it all:I remember standing in the back yard of my parents house, in the middle of the night, trying to see if I could see Kohoutek.
I think I was 12.
I'm into the story of Lynyrd Skynrd right now and got fascinated with Gary Rossington. I'm playing and replaying Simple Man. I'm really taken back by the band's problems with Ronnie Vanzants drunken episodes. I never realized the full extent of this..wow.