1942 Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys born 1955 Van Halen's Michael Anthony born 1969 Davie Bowie records Space Oddity in London 1969 Grateful Dead release Aoxomoxoa 1974 Bob Dylan releases Before The Flood 1975 Neil Young releases Tonight’s The Night 1977 Steve Winwood releases self-titled solo 1978 Foreigner releases Double Vision 1983 Joe Walsh releases You Bought It, You Name It 1988 Steve Winwood releases Roll With It 1987 Boston plays Texas Jam - first concert in 8 years 1996 Eric Clapton appears with opera legend Pavorotti in Florence Italy benefit for Bosnian refugees 1996 Grateful Dead members appear together for first time since Jerry Garcia's 1998 Green Day's Mike Dirnt suffers skull fracture after being hit by bottle wielded by Third Eye Blind's Arion Salazar in Irvine California concert 2006 Heart Of Gold, movie about Neil Young released on DVD
1951 Heart's Ann Wilson born 1963 AC/DC's Simon Wright born 1967 Paul McCartney admits to having taken LSD on the BBC Clarence White of the Byrds dies after being hit by a car in California 1976 Blue Oyster Cult releases Agents Of Fortune 1984 Bruce Springsteen sells out 6 Meadowlands Arena shows in 24 hours 1988 Van Halen headlines "Monsters Of Rock" tour, Rich Stadium Theater 1990 John Hiatt releases "Stolen Moments" 2007 Bon Jovi releases "Lost Highway" 2007 Sammy Hagar releases "Livin' It Up In St. Louis" DVD 2009 Rigging collapse forces cancellation of next night's Alice Cooper concert at Spartak Stadium in Novosibirsk, Russia
1942 Paul McCartney born… 1967 Jimi Hendrix Experience makes US concert debut at the Monterey Pop Festival… 1973 Joe Walsh releases The Smoker You Are The Player You Get 1976 Rod Stewart releases A Night On The Town 1977 Johnny Rotten stabbed by someone upset over the Sex Pistols song God Save The Queen... 1980 Blues Brothers movie open 1987 Bruce Springsteen separates from Julianne Phillip 1991 Cream drummer Ginger Baker and Alex Van Halen honored on Hollywood Walk of Fame 2009 Crosby, Stills & Nash inducted into Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame 2010 John Lennon’s hand written lyrics to A Day In The Life auctioned for $1.2 million 2018 Bruce Springsteen joins Tangiers Blues Band on 4 songs at reopening of Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, NJ
1947 Journey's (Santana) Greg Rolie (keyboards) born, (leaves 4/81 replaced by Johnathan Caine) 1951 Joe Piscopo born 1964 Kinks arrive in U.S. for first tour 1972 Ron Pigpen McKernan's last concert with Grateful Dead, Hollywood Bowl (Dies 3/8/73) 1978 Jefferson Starship's Grace Slick unable to sing (alcohol), fans riot in Hamburg Germany, Slick leaves band - rejoins 3/81 1985 Sting releases "Dream Of The Blue Turtle" 1994 OJ Simpson arrested in murder of wife Nicole after low speed pursuit of white Bronco on LA roads 2005 James Gang reunite in Cleveland for a club date 2009 Buddy Guy joins Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood for Drowning On Dry Land and Sweet Home Chicago, United Center, Chicago 2009 Billy Joel and Katie Lee Joel announce they are ending their 5 year marriage
1965 Bob Dylan records Like A Rolling Stone 1967 Monterey Pop Festival opens 1969 Steve Miller Band releases Brave New World 1982 James Honeyman Scott of the Pretenders dies of overdose 1995 Pearl Jam opens tour bypassing Ticketmaster 1998 Little Feat releases Under The Radar, Van Morrison releases Philosopher's Stone, Ringo Starr releases Vertical Man 2007 Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster get married in Italy
1941 Harry Nilsson born 1951 Steve Walsh of Kansas born 1978 Bob Dylan releases Street Legal 1979 Dire Straits releases Communique 1982 Steve Miller releases Abracadabra 1986 U2, Peter Gabriel, Sting & Lou Reed play Amnesty International concert at Giants Stadium 1987 Pink Floyd uses 800 beds to shoot cover for Momentary Lapse of Reason album cover 1992 Bruce Springsteen opens first tour without the E Street Band in Stockholm 1993 Eric Clapton and BB King play Apollo Theater in Harlem 1993 Neil Young Unplugged released 1996 KISS does first concert since 1983 1998 REM plays outside the Capitol to protest US China policy 2010 Tom Petty releases Mojo 2010 Steve Miller Band releases Bingo 2010 John Mellencamp releases On The Rural Route 7609 box set 2016 Jimmy Page testifies in Led Zeppelin copyright infringement case over Stairway To Heaven melody
1949 Alan White of Yes born 1963 Chris Degarmo of Queensryche born 1970 Derek & The Dominos play first concert 1970 Grateful Dead release Workingman's Dead 1970 A $100,000 block long billboard goes up in Times Square promoting Grand Funk Railroad’s new album 1972 300 gate crashers tear gassed at Grateful Dead Tucson concert 1974 David Bowie opens Diamond Dogs tour in Montreal 1975 Frampton Comes Alive recorded at Winterland in San Francisco 1983 Police release Synchronicity 1986 Fan stabbed to death at Ozzy Osbourne concert in Long Beach, CA 1991 Foreigner releases Unusual Heat 2016 Trial opens in copyright suit claiming a key part of the Stairway To Heaven melody was lifted from the Spirit instrumental Taurus 2016 Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice suffers mild stroke during European tour
1969 Mick Taylor joins the Rolling Stones 1977 Neil Young releases American Stars & Bars 1980 Pat Benatar plays before Phillies game, dances with mascot 1983 Stevie Ray Vaughan releases Texas Flood 1988 Jethro Tull releases 20th anniversary box set 1991 Van Halen releases For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge 1995 Jimmy Buffett releases Margaritaville Café Late Night Gumbo 2006 Billy Joel releases 12 Gardens, collection recorded during Madison Square Garden concerts
1951 Boston’s Brad Delp born 1951 Cheap Trick’s Bun E Carlos (Brad Carlson) born 1952 Pretenders Pete Farndon born 1968 Blues Travelers Bobby Sheehan born 1976 John Lennon releases Somewhere In New York City 1977 Kenny Wayne Shepherd born 1982 Bruce Springsteen headlines No Nukes Concert in New York City 1990 Bad Company releases Holy Water 2007 Rolling Stones release A Bigger Bang 4 DVD set 2007 Neil Young’s wife Pegi releases her debut album 2011 Clarence Clemons suffers a stroke at his south Florida home
1949 ZZ Top’s Frank Beard born 1965 Rolling Stones release Got It Live If You Want It 1971 Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys badly injures hand when it breaks a window 1978 Rolling Stones release Some Girls 1979 Paul McCartney releases Back To The Egg 1982 Eddie Money releases No Control 1983 Alex Van Halen marries Valerie Kendall in LA 1988 Dire Straits plays at Nelson Mandela tribute at Wembley Stadium 2002 Paul McCartney marries Heather Mills 2007 Genesis opens Turn It On Again tour in Finland 2010 Ozzy Osbourne makes Longest Scream world record attempt at Dodgers game U2 does an invitation only concert at the Apollo Theater in New York City
1941 Mitch Mitchell of the Jimi Hendrix Experience born 1944 Move’s Rick Price born 1966 Janis Joplin plays with Big Brother & The Holding Company for the first time at the Avalon Ballroom 1971 Jethro Tull concert at Red Rocks in Colorado disrupted by rowdy fans. Police use tear gas 1972 Clash members arrested after painting band’s name on a London building 1975 Eagles release One Of These Nights 1981 Asia forms 1983 Stevie Nicks releases The Wild Heart 1983 Kinks release State Of Confusion 1985 U2 releases Wide Awake In America 1985 Talking Heads release Little Creatures 2007 World Hunger Organization gives Jackson Browne award in New York City 2016 Rod Stewart knighted in Buckingham Palace ceremony 2018 Billy Joel gives Bruce Springsteen the Lifetime Achievement award at the Tony Awards in New York. Bruce later performs a My Hometown segment from his Springsteen On Broadway show
1941 Deep Purple’s Jon Lord born 1969 Brian Jones leaves the Rolling Stones, drowns one month later 1970 Bob Dylan gets honorary degree during Princeton graduation 1972 Bruce Springsteen signs with Columbia Records 1978 Rolling Stones release Some Girls 1978 Moody Blues release Octave 1986 Genesis releases Invisible Touch 1989 Jimmy Page and Les Paul play together during Paul’s 72nd birthday at the Hard Rock Café in New York 1992 Ozzy Osbourne opens his No More Tours tour in Portland, OR 1998 Allman Brothers Band release Mycology, John Fogerty releases Premonition 2017 The Edge receives 2017 Les Paul Spirit Award before U2 take stage at Bonnaroo Festival 2018 Paul McCartney does unannounced concert at Liverpool's Philharmonic Club
1944 Boz Scaggs (William Boyce Scaggs) born 1974 Rick Wakeman leaves Yes 1985 Bob Dylan releases Empire Burlesque 1991 Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa marry in Beverly Hills 1998 Surviving Beatles sing Let It Be during memorial service for Linda McCartney in London church 2013 Fire Marshall shuts down Tom Petty concert at Fonda Theater in Hollywood due to overcrowding 2018 Early Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan dies at 68
1966 Stone Temple Pilots Eric Kretz born1969 Blind Faith does its only London concert in Hyde Park 1979 Chuck Berry plays on the White House lawn 1982 Graceland opens to the public in Memphis 5 years after Elvis Presley dies 1993 Prince changes his name to a symbol 1993 Rock Hall Of Fame groundbreaking in Cleveland 1994 Stone Temple Pilots release Purple 1994 Stevie Nicks releases Street Angel1997 Iggy Pop dislocates shoulder in stage dive during Columbus, Ohio concert when no one catches him 2007 Jackson Browne inducted into Songwriters Hall Of Fame 2007 Paul McCartney does club concert in London, Jeff Beck and David Gilmour attend
1960 Steve Vai born 1962 Beatles audition for EMI Records 1969 Rod Stewart signs solo contract with mercury Records while still in the Jeff Beck Group 1971 John Lennon & Yoko join Frank Zappa on stage during Mothers of Invention concert at Fillmore East 1978 Cars release debut 1989 Paul McCartney releases Flowers In The Dirt 1987 Heart releases Bad Animals 1989 Stevie Ray Vaughan In Step released 1989 Queen releases The Miracle 1998 Chris Robinson of Black Crowes gets in brawl with two men at Sunset Marquis Hotel bar in LA 2006 Cheap Trick releases Rockford 2016 Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield do the national anthem before game 4 of the Stanley Cup in San Jose
1968 Robert Kennedy gunned down in LA. Rolling Stones write Sympathy For The Devil and Stephen Stills writes Long Time Gone the following day 1977 Alice Cooper’s boa constrictor dies after being bitten by a rat it was being fed 1979 Eric Clapton attends BB King’s wedding to Marva Jean Brooks, 39 years younger than BB 1982 Heart releases Private Audition 1992 Allman Brothers Band releases An Evening With… 2007 Paul McCartney releases memory Almost Full Elton John entertains at Rush Limbaugh's 4th wedding, Palm Beach 2010 Producer Daniel Lanois seriously injured in motorcycle crash in LA
1953 Wings, Thunderclap Newman and Stone The Crows guitarist Jimmy McCulloch born 1955 Danny Brown of The Fixx born 1959 Bob Dylan (Zimmerman) graduates from Hibbing Minnesota high school 1963 Dave Matthews Band’s Stefan Lessard born 1964 Beatles open first European tour in Denmark 1966 Pete Quaife of the Kinks breaks his foot in a car wreck 1967 Procol Harum makes live debut opening for Jimi Hendrix at the Seville Theater 1984 Bruce Springsteen releases Born In The U.S.A. 1986 U2, Peter Gabriel, Sting open Amnesty International Tour in San Francisco 1989 Ozzy Osbourne donates $15,000 to AIDS research 1993 Kurt Cobain jailed after police break-up a disturbance with his wife over his gun collection 1996 Metallica performs outside of record stores in San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento the day Load is released 1997 Faces veteran Ronnie Lane dies of MS 2017 Gregg Allman laid to rest near his brother and Berry Oakley at Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, GA
1942 Curtis Mayfield born 1944 Michael Clarke of the Byrds born 1946 Ian Hunter born 1950 Suzi Quatro born 1952 Billy Powell of Lynyrd Skynyrd born 1964 Ringo Starr collapses, hospitalized with acute tonsillitis 1970 Ray Davies flies from New York to London to change ‘Coca’ to ‘Cherry’ Cola in the Kinks song Lola 1972 Rolling Stones open Exile On main Street tour 1977 Bob Marley releases Exodus 1979 Cars release candy O 1981 Phil Collins releases Face Value 1994 Eddie Vedder marries Beth Liebing in Rome 1995 U2 signs 6 album $60 million deal 1998 Falling plaster during a Van Halen concert in Hamburg, Germany injures Eddie Van Halen, some dates cancelled 1997 John Fogerty releases Blue Moon Swamp 1997 Pat Benatar releases Innamorata 1998 1,683 guitarists set new Guinness record by playing Smoke On The Water in Kansas City 2009 Blues great Koko Taylor Dies 2010 Paul McCartney awarded Gershwin Popular Song award, performs in East Room of the White House
1941 Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones born 1942 Curtis Mayfield born 1944 Michael Clarke of the Byrds born 1946 Ian Hunter born 1950 Suzi Quatro born 1952 Billy Powell of Lynyrd Skynyrd born 1964 Rolling Stones do first US concert at Manning Bowl, a high school football field in Lynn, MA 1964 Ringo Starr collapses, hospitalized with acute tonsillitis 1967 Beatles relese Sargeant Pepper album in the US (May 26 UK release) 1970 Ray Davies flies from New York to London to change ‘Coca’ to ‘Cherry’ Cola in the Kinks song Lola 1972 Rolling Stones open Exile On main Street tour 1977 Bob Marley releases Exodus 1979 Cars release candy O 1981 Phil Collins releases Face Value 1994 Eddie Vedder marries Beth Liebing in Rome 1995 U2 signs 6 album $60 million deal 1998 Falling plaster during a Van Halen concert in Hamburg, Germany injures Eddie Van Halen, some dates cancelled 1997 John Fogerty releases Blue Moon Swamp 1997 Pat Benatar releases Innamorata 1998 1,683 guitarists set new Guinness record by playing Smoke On The Water in Kansas City 2009 Blues great Koko Taylor Dies 2010 Paul McCartney awarded Gershwin Popular Song award, performs in East Room of the White House
1947 Rolling Stones and Faces Ron Wood born 1951 Triumph's Mike Levine born 1964 Rolling Stones arrive in New York for first US tour 1972 Eagles release self titled debut 1972 Pink Floyd starts recording Dark Side Of The Moon 1981 George Harrison releases Somewhere In England 1982 Rolling Stones release Still Life 1999 Napster makes online debut 2009 Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko One & Olivia Harrison attend announcement Beatles Rock Band game release 2009 Bruce Springsteen sells out 3 Giants Stadium concerts 2011 Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band stream live performance during press conference announcing European Tour
1948 Led Zeppelin's John Bonham born 1995 Ted Nugent honored on Hollywood Walk Of Fame 1996 LSD pioneer Timothy Leary dies of cancer 2006 Pearl Jam records VH1 Storytellers session in front of a few hundred fans 2016 Jerry Garcia 'Wolf' guitar purchased for $2.5 million in auction to benefit Souther Poverty Law Center
1968 Beatles start recording the White Album 1973 George Harrison releases Living In The Material World 1990 Midnight Oil protests Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska by performing outside Exxon corporate HQ in New York City on a flat bed truck 1992 Paul Simon & Edie Brickell marry 1997 Jeff Buckley drowns in Memphis
2016 Ron Wood a father again at 68 as Sally Humphreys gives birth to twin girls 2015 Bono leaves waitress a $150 tip on a less than $20 meal at the Center Deli in LA and then gives the deli a shout-out on stage at the U2 Forum concert
1949 Procol Harum's Gary Brooker born 1955 Toto bassist Mike Porcaro born 1961 Melissa Etheridge born 1967 Oasis guitarist/singer Noel Gallagher 1969 Blues Travelers Can Kinchila born 1997 Jeff Buckley drowns while swimming in the Mississippi River near Memphis 2009 Producer Phil Spector sentenced to 19 - Life in 2003 murder of actress at his LA estate 2012 Bob Dylan awarded Medal of Freedom by President Obama during White House Ceremony 2012 Procol Harum’s Gary Brooker injured in fall, band cancels concert appearances
1945 John Fogerty born 1969 Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful arrested on marijuana charges in London 1971 David & Angela Bowie son Duncan Zowie Bowie born 1976 Allman Brothers break up after Gregg testifies in trail against manager 1977 Bruce Springsteen settles long suit against manager Mike Appel 1983 Van Halen & Metallica headline US Festival, San Bernadino, California 1987 Ozzy gives flyers a version of Crazy Train on plane PA during Miami to Boston flight 1994 Eagles open Hell Freezes Over tour 1997 U2 concert in Raleigh, NC called off after severe thunderstorm destroys Jumbotron 2015 Pete Townshend honored as MisiCares Person of the Year
1945 Bruce Cockburn born 1958 Split Enz & Crowded House Neil Finn born 1962 The Free Wheelin' Bob Dylan released 1975 Paul McCartney releases Venus & Mars 1987 U2 concert sets off earthquake alarms in Rome, Italy 1988 Van Halen, Metallica open Monsters Of Rock tour 1995 Rolling Stones start recording Stripped in Amsterdam 1997 Paul McCartney releases Flaming Pie 2015 Rolling Stones play a private birthday party for an HP exec's wife at Solana Beach, California club 2015 U2 road manager Dennis Sheehan dies of a heart attack in his Hollywood hotel room
1940 The Band's Levon Helm born 1944 Mott The Hoople's Verden Allen born 1948 Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks born 1964 Lenny Kravitz born 1966 Bob Dylan plays Royal Albert Hall 1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono open Bed In For Peace in Montreal 1997 Bono meets with Bill Clinton at the White House 2017 Bono visits former President George W. Bush on his Texas ranch 2017 Eric Clapton honored with commander in the Order of Arts and Letters status by France 2017 Metallica's Lars Ulrich knighted in his native Denmark by its queen
1948 Scorpions Klaus Meine born 1950 Kansas' Robby Steinhart born 1965 Dave Davies knocked out after falling onto drum kit during Kinks London concert 1982 Queen releases Hot Space 1990 Lou Gramm of Foreigner goes solo (rejoins in 1992) 1993 Jimmy Buffett releases Before The Beach 1996 Eric Clapton rescues guitars from burning London home 1999 Paul Stanley of KISS premiers as Phantom in Toronto Phantom Of The Opera production
1941 Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman) born 1947 Blue Oyster Cult's Al Bouchard born 1974 David Bowie releases Diamond Dogs 1982 Grateful Dead, Jefferson Starship, Traffic, Black Sabbath play benefit for Vietnam Veteran memorial 1988 Van Halen releases OU812 1990 Axl Rose & wife file for divorce less than a month after marrying 1991 Byrd's Gene Clark dies 1993 Rod Stewart releases Unplugged And Seated 1994 Jimmy Buffett releases Fruitcakes 1997 Bob Dylan hospitalized for bacterial infection
1963 Elmore James dies after suffering heart attack 1969 The Who release Tommy 1970 Grateful Dead play UK for first time 1975 Last Genesis concert with Peter Gabriel 1979 Tom Petty declares bankruptcy in effort to resolve dispute with record company 1988 Kinks release The Road 1990 Nick Mason of Pink Floyd marries Annette Lynton 1995 Warren Zevon releases Mutineer 2006 Def Leppard releases Yeah, covers CD 2012 Elton hospitalized briefly in LA, suffering from respiratory infection
1950 Elton John collaborator Bernie Taupin born 1965 Bob Dylan releases Bringin' It All Back Home 1966 Bruce Springsteen records his only single with the Castilles in Bricktown, NJ 1980 Jimi Hendrix gold album awards stolen from Electric Ladyland Studio in New York 1997 Fleetwood Mac reunite to record MTV special 2007 Ozzy Osbourne releases Black Rain 2010 Bono undergoes emergency back surgery in Munich, Germany, next US Leg of 360° tour delayed 2010 Clarence Clemons of E Street Band performs and gets degree during graduation at University of Maryland Eastern Shore
1943 Animals Hilton Valentine born 1955 Tom Petty & The Heartbreaker's Stan Lynch born 1968 Rolling Stones Brian Jones arrested on marijuana charges in London apartment 1970 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young record Ohio in LA 1985 Joe Walsh releases The Confessor 1996 Soundgarden releases Down on The Upside 1997 USC Marching Band does Louie Louie with Stone Temple Pilots before San Diego concert
1944 Joe Cocker born 1949 Fabulous Thunderbirds Jimmy Vaughan born 1967 Jimi Hendrix signs recording contract 1968 Peter Cetera of Chicago beaten by fans at Dodger Stadium because of his long hair 1968 Pete Townshend marries Karen Astley 1970 Let It Be premiers in New York 1986 AC/DC releases Who Made Who 1995 Don Henley marries Sharon Summerall, Eagles, Springsteen, Sting, Bob Seger attend Malibu wedding 1998 Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan attend Frank Sinatra funeral 2006 Ozzy Osbourne plays Prince's Trust 30th anniversary concert in London 2009 Santana, Queen and KISS appear on season finale of American Idol 2012 Bee Gee Robin Gibb dies of cancer... 2015 Rolling Stones do a warm-up date for Zip Code tour for 1,000 in Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, FL, released on CD/DVD in 2017 2015 Foo Fighters guest on the final David Letterman Show
1945 Who's Pete Townshend born 1949 ZZ Top's Dusty Hill born 1952 Joey Ramone born 1954 AC/DC's Phillip Rudd born 1972 Elton John releases Honky Chateau 1975 Elton John releases Captain Fantastic 1976 Billy Joel releases Turnstiles 1978 Kinks release Misfits 1997 Billy Joel delivers commencement address at Hofstra, gets honorary degree 2001 Eddie Van Halen reveals he is undergoing cancer treatment 2007 U2 does unannounced red carpet performance at Cannes Film Festival 2009 Drummer Liberty DeVito sues Billy Joel over royalties claim 2009 Mike McCready of Pearl Jam does National Anthem Hendrix style before Angels-Mariners game at SafeCo Field 2012 Mick Jagger hosts and is musical guest on Saturday Night Live
1949 Rick Wakeman of Yes born 1968 Doors, Grateful Dead, Steve Miller, Jefferson Airplane play northern California Folk Rock Festival 1975 ZZ Top releases Fandango 1980 Yes replace Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman with Trevor Horn & Geoff Downs 1991 Elvis Costello plays Saturday Night Live 1993 Clay County Florida dedicates Ronnie Van Zant Park in honor of the late Lynyrd Skynyrd vocalist 1999 Jimmy Buffett releases Beach House On The Moon 2006 Beatles Apple Corp. loses trademark infringement case against Apple Computer 2007 Roger Waters opens US tour doing Dark Side Of The Moon during second set.
1948 Yes & King Crimson's Bill Bruford born 1964 Pearl Jam's Dave Abbruzzese born 1971 Paul McCartney releases Ram 1975 Mick Jagger cuts hand in fall through restaurant window in New York 1976 Rainbow releases Rainbow Rising 1980 Peter Criss of KISS goes solo 1987 Tom Petty loses LA house to arson 1989 Doobie Brothers release Cycles 1989 Bill Wyman opens first Sticky Fingers restaurant 2017 Chris Cornell hangs himself after Soundgarden performs at the Fox Theater in Detroit
1951 Jonathan Richman born 1966 Beach Boys release Pet Sounds 1969 John Lennon declared 'inadmissible immigrant' by State Department 1969 Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane arrested on drug charge in New Orleans hotel 1969 Pete Townshend jailed for hitting plain clothes cop who went on stage during Who Fillmore East concert to tell audience to evacuate due to a fire next door 1970 Who release Live At Leeds 1970 Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane busted on drug charge in Bloomington, Indiana hotel 1974 Queen cancels US tour when Brian May comes down with hepatitis 1975 Kinks release A Soap Opera 1978 Joe Walsh releases But Seriously, Folks 1986 Elvis Costello marries Caitlan O'Riordan of the Pogues 2010 Ronnie James Dio dies of stomach cancer in Houston hospital 2017 Bon Jovi does surprise performance of Reunion during Fairleigh Dickinson University graduation
1948 Brian Eno born 1970 Beatles release Let It Be in US 1974 Bill Wyman releases Monkey Grip, first Rolling Stones solo project 1976 Thin Lizzy releases The Boys Are Back In Town 1981 Moody Blues release Long Distance Voyager 1984 Stevie Ray Vaughan releases Couldn't Stand The Weather 1984 Nils Lofgren joins E Street Band 1987 David Crosby marries Jan Dance 1994 Sting picks up Berklee College of Music degree in Boston 1995 Scott Weiland arrested on drug charges outside Pasadena hotel 2016 A guitar George Harrison borrowed sells for $490,000 at New York Hard Rock Cafe auction 2017 Don Henley confirms that Glenn Frey's son Deacon has joined the band
1943 Cream's Jack Bruce born 1952 Talking Heads David Byrne born 1953 Red Rider's Tom Cochrane born 1962 Cult's Ian Astbury born 1969 Neil Young releases Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere 1970 Crosby Stills & Nash break up 1976 Yardbirds Keith Relf electrocuted playing guitar in his home 1977 Heart releases Little Queen 1985 Supertramp releases Brother, Where Are You Bound 1988 Led Zeppelin reunite for 40th anniversary of Atlantic Records, Madison Square Garden 1996 Def Leppard releases Slang 2016 BB king dies at 89 2016 The Edge falls off stage during U2 concert in Vancouver 2016 Jimmy Carter awards Gregg Allman Humanities doctorate during Mercer University graduation in Macon 2017 Robert Plant and Brian Johnson join Paul Rodgers for encore during Bad Company front man's solo band concert 2017 E Street Band guitarist and Sopranos star Steven Van Zandt delivers graduation address at Rutgers University 2017 Early Alice Cooper Band members reuite with him during Nashville encore
1945 'Magic Dick' Salwitz of the J. Geils Band born 1946 J. Geils Band's Danny Klein born 1949 Mott The Hoople's Overend Watts born 1950 Fleetwood Mac's Danny Kirwan born 1950 Stevie Wonder born 1970 Beatles Let It Be has premier in New York City 1971 Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane in car crash near Golden Gate Bridge 1977 Ted Nugent releases Cat Scratch Fever 2005 Stevie Wonder a father on his 55th birthday 2006 Cheap Trick performs in infield during Indianapolis 500 qualifying 2010 Bruce Springsteen, Sting and Elton John do Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’ with Deborah Harry, Shirley Basey and Lady Gaga at rainforest preservation benefit at Carnegie Hall 2012 Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn dies while on tour in Tokyo 2014 Black Keys release Turn Blue 2017 Major Pink Floyd exhibit opens at Victoria & Albert Museum in London 2017 Axl Rose joins Billy Joel on Highway To Hell and Big Shot at Dodger Stadium 2018 Guess Who veteran Burton Cummings suffers multiple injuries in a Los Angeles car accident
1942 Ian Dury born 1945 Faces Ian McLagan born 1948 Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith's Steve Winwood born 1950 Billy Squier born 1967 Who stage quadrophonic concert in London 1967 Jim Hendrix releases Are You Experienced? 1971 Mick Jagger marries Bianca Perez Morena in St. Tropez 1972 Rolling Stones release Exile on Main Street 1972 John Lennon says the FBI is trailing him on Dick Cavett Show 1975 Jefferson Starship does free Central Park concert in New York City 1984 The Cars plays Saturday Night Live 1992 Black Crowes release Southern Harmony & Musical Companion 1997 Yes cancels US tour because Rick Wakeman won't tour 2006 James Hetfield of Metallica given Stevie Ray Vaughan award for helping in fight against addiction 2007 The Edge of U2 gets Berklee College of Music honorary degree in Boston 2011 David Gilmour and Nick Mason join Roger Waters on Comfortably Numb and Behind The Wall during concert at London’s 02 Arena 2012 Eagles members get honorary degrees from Berkleee School Of Music in Boston 2017 Eddie Vedder joins Red Hot Chili Peppers on Shine On You Crazy Diamond during Key Arena concert in Seattle 2017 U2 opens Joshua Tree anniversary tour in Vancouver
1941 Animals & War's Eric Burdon born 1970 Woodstock album released 1981 Bob Marley dies of cancer 1993 Dire Straits release On The Night 1995 Eric Clapton, BB King, Jimmy Vaughan record Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute in Austin, Texas
1945 Traffic's Dave Mason born 1946 10CC's Graham Gouldman born 1946 Donovan (Leitch) born 1947 Spirit's Jay Ferguson born 1957 Sex Pistol's Sid Vicious (John Simon Beverley) born 1960 U2's Bono (Paul Hewson) born 1969 Turtles play at the White House 1974 Who sell out 8 nights at Madison Square Garden in 8 hours 1975 Allman Brothers Band releases The Road Goes On Forever 1976 Warren Zevon releases self-titled debut 1993 Who's Tommy musical earns 11 Tony Award nominations 1995 Black Crowes do Oklahoma City benefit show for Federal Building bombing victim's families 2005 Rolling Stones announce Bigger Bang tour with 3 song live set at Julliard School of Music in New York City 2007 Tribute to Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd staged in London 2014 Jimmy Page gives commencement talk at Berklee College of Music in Boston
1944 Buffalo Springfield and Poco member Richie Furay born 1947 Billy Joel born 1950 Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson born 1974 Bruce Springsteen does Born To Run for the first time while opening for Bonnie Raitt in Cambridge, MA 1978 Fee Waybill of the Tubes breaks leg in fall from stage 1986 Peter Gabriel releases So 1989 John Mellencamp releases Big Daddy 1992 Springsteen does his first live TV appearance on Saturday Night Live 2006 Neil Young releases Living With War 2014 Keith Richards 1972 Dino 246 GT Ferrari auctioned in Monaco
1917 Papa John Creach of Jefferson Airplane & Starship born 1943 Yardbirds Paul Samwell-Smith born 1944 Gary Glitter born 1951 Talking Heads Chris Frantz born 1953 Fleetwood Mac’s Billy Burnette born 1955 Alex Van Halen born 1971 Alice Cooper releases Love It To Death 1977 Joe Bonamassa born 1992 Genesis open US tour in Dallas 1993 Mark Knopfler given honorary degree in Newcastle 2006 Keith Richards suffers head injury in fall from tree in Fiji. Stone tour delayed 2008 Bruce Springsteen and his band do Born To Run in its entirety in Red Bank, New Jersey 2016 Rush opens R40 tour in Tulsa
1946 Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kruetzmann born 1950 Tubes Prairie Prince born 1985 Promoter Bill Graham’s San Francisco offices burn – arson suspected 2006 Rolling Stone magazine publishes issue 1,000 2006 Roger Daltrey sings song he wrote for his favorite soccer team at closing of their stadium, calls the invitation more exciting than when the Who were invited to play Woodstock 2011 Bob Weir performs with the Marin County Symphony Orchestra in California
1937 Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, subject of Bob Dylan song, born 1945 Bob Seger born 1973 Paul Simon opens first solo tour, Boston 1977 Boomtown Rats release debut 1992 Bruce Springsteen plays invitation only show at Bottom Line in New York 1993 David Crosby guests on Simpsons CSN&Y, Buffalo Springfield, Rascals and Joni Mitchell inducted by Rock Hall Of Fame 2006 Memorial to Bon Scott of AC/DC unveiled in Scottish hometown Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ean Evans dies of cancer
1948 Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward born 1968 Buffalo Springfield does final performance, Long Beach, CA 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival releases Bayou Country... 1978 Bob Seger releases Stranger In Town... 1978 AC/DC releases Powerage... 1981 Tom Petty releases Hard Promises... 1985 Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders marries Jim Kerr of Simple Minds in Central Park 1986 Rock Hall Of Fame officials announce museum will be in Cleveland 1996 Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott arrested after altercation with lady in an LA hotel 1997 Beat poet Allen Ginsberg dies 2014 Kenny Wayne Shepherd releases Goin' Home 2015 U2 members busk on a train platform at Grand Central Station in New York 2015 John Lodge releases 10,000 Light Years Ago...
1923 Spirit’s Ed Cassidy born 1959 First Grammy awards given out 1964 Moody Blues form 1970 Neil Young writes Ohio after National Guard members gun down protesters at Kent State University 1982 .38 Special releases Special Forces 1987 Paul Butterfield dies following drug overdose 1997 Crosby Stills & Nash play Kent State University in Ohio on anniversary of 1970 shootings of war protesters on campus 1998 Steven Tyler injures leg during Alaska Aerosmith concert, some tour dates cancelled 2006 Pearl Jam plays David Letterman Show
1919 Pete Seeger born 1928 James Brown born 1953 REO Speedwagon’s Bruce Ham born 1971 Grand Funk Railroad invites 150 to a press conference in New York. 6 turn up 1976 Paul McCartney opens Wings Over America Tour in Dallas 1977 Led Zeppelin sets single act attendance record at King Dome in Seattle (76,229) 2009 Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp and dozens more perform at 90th birthday party for Pete Seeger at Madison Square Garden 2014 JohnFogerty joins Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band on Proud Mary at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
1950 Foreigner’s Lou Gramm born 1969 Who perform Tommy live at London club during press party 1972 Stone The Crows guitarist Les Harvey electrocuted on stage 1979 Who do first concert with Kenny Jones 1980 South African government bans Another Brick in The Wall by Pink Floyd 1989 Allman brothers release Dreams 2005 Bruce Springsteen releases Devils & Dust 2011 Stevie Nicks releases In Your Dreams
1939 Judy Collins, the inspiration for Suite: Judy Blue Eyes by Crosby, Stills & Nash born… 1967 Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu at the Alladin Hotel in Las Vegas1968 Johnny Colt of the Black Crowes born 1973 Bachman Turner Overdrive releases debut 1975 Rolling Stones announce US tour from back of a flatbed truck rolling down 5th Avenue in New York 1977 Clash open first tour in London 1984 Mick Fleetwood declares bankruptcy 1988 Mike Rutherford of Genesis loses 4 teeth in a polo match 2007 Rush releases Snakes & Arrows 2016 7,356 guitarists set Guinness World Record jamming to Hey Joe in Poland
1933 Willie Nelson born… 1980 Movie McVicar featuring Roger Daltrey of the Who has debut… 1983 Thin Lizzy announces break-up… 1993 Gilby Clarke of Guns N Roses breaks his wrist in a motocross try-out in California… 2007 Aerosmith members visit the aircraft carrier Nimitz in the Middle East... 2016 Statue honoring Bon Scott unveiled in singer's hometown...
1976 Bruce Springsteen evicted from Graceland grounds after scaling fence to meet Elvis… 1977 Alice Cooper releases Lace And Whiskey... 1991 Yes releases Union... 1993 Mott The Hopple’s Mick Ronson dies of cancer… 1997 Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Twenty…
1955 Jethro Tull’s Eddie Jobson born… 1968 Hair has Broadway debut… 1978 Cheap Trick records Live At Budokan… 1980 Grateful Dead release Go To Heaven… 1980 Alice Cooper releases Flush The Fashion... Marshall Tucker Band’s Tommy Caldwell killed in a car crash in South Carolina… 1989 Jon Bon Jovi marries Deb Hurley in Las Vegas… 1998 Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Lyve From Steel Town… 2003 Apple launches iTunes…
1947 Badfinger’s Pete Hamm born… 1951 Ace Frehley of KISS born… 1964 John Lennon publishes In His Own Wright… 1971 The Beach Boys join the Grateful Dead on stage at Fillmore for Johnny B Goode jam… 1972 Blue Oyster Cult’s road manager shot in the head by a gambling ‘associate’… 1981 Ringo Starr marries Barbara Bach… 1990 Axl Rose marries the woman that inspired Sweet Child Of Mine. Marriage lasts a month… 2018 Ozzy Osbourne opens his farewell tour in Jacksonville, Florida...
1943 Gary Wright born… 1960 Roger Taylor of Duran Duran born… 1973 Elton John launches Rocket Records, his own label… 1976 Santana releases Amigos... 1977 Studio 54 opens in New York City… 1982 Rod Stewart is mugged in New York City… 2007 Lou Reed honored by Syracuse University at an event in New York City announcing a scholarship in his name… 2016 Stevie Nicks does Rhainnon with School Of Rock musical's band during AIDS benefit event in New York City...
1923 Albert King born… 1945 Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Stu Cook born… 1969 Moody Blues release On The Threshold Of A Dream... 1974 Allman Brothers Band stages surprise gig when all band members come out for encore during Gregg Allman solo show in Cincinnati… , Jim Morrison’s wife Pamela dies of a drug overdose… 1975 Doobie Brothers release Stampede... 1980 Black Sabbath releases Heaven & Hell... 1981 Denny Laine leaves Wings… 1993 John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Bryan Adams play Farm Aid 6 in Ames, Iowa… 1997 U2 opens Pop tour 2000 Neil Young releases Silver & Gold… 2004 Billy Joel crashes car into a house on Long Island… 2006 Bruce Springsteen releases The Seeger Sessions… 2015 Heart's Ann Wilson marries Dean Wetter in Topanga Canyon ceremony
1945 Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford born… 1947 Jethro Tull’s Glenn Cornick born… 1968 Apple Records rejects David Bowie… 1970 Grace Slick of the Jefferson Airplane gets turned away at the White House Gate after being invited to a tea hosted by Tricia Nixon… 1975 Badfinger’s Pete Hamm hangs himself… 1977 Talking Heads open first tour of Europe… 9886 Bruce Hornsby releases The Way It is… 1992 David Bowie marries model Inman… 1996 Scott Weiland enters rehab, Stone Temple Pilots tour postponed… 2010 John Fogerty plays Tropicana Field after Tampa Bay Rays game against Toronto… , Bruce Springsteen joins Young Rascals on Good Lovin’ at a reunion concert in New York City…
1936 Traveling Wilbury Roy Orbison born… 1960 Def Leppard’s Steve Clark born… 1976 Ramones release debut album… 1976 Jethro Tull releases Too Old To Rock & Roll, Too Young To Die... 1991 Joe Walsh releases Ordinary, Average Guy... 2008 Sotheby’s auctions Eric Clapton’s Rolex watch for $505,000… 2009 The Dead appear on the David Letterman Show… 2011 John & Julie Fogerty spend 20th anniversary rollin’ on a Mississippi river boat… 2015 ELO & Traveling Wilbury Jeff Lynne gets star on Hollywood Boulevard...
1950 Peter Frampton born… 1951 Roxy Music, Ace and Mike & The Mechanics vocalist Paul Carrack born 1978 John Belushi & Dan Ackroyd debut their Blues Brothers act on Saturday Night Live… 1980 J. Geils Band releases Love Stinks… 1981 Eric Clapton crashes car in Seattle, hospitalized briefl… y 1984 Rush releases Grace Under Fire… 2010 Derek Trucks breaks his led in a softball game, but plays the following night with the Allman Brothers Band in Macon, GA…
1947 Animals John Weider & Iggy Pop born… 1987 Tom Petty releases Let Me Up I've Had Enough... 1990 Paul McCartney performs for 180,000 in Rio… 1990 Sammy Hagar Cabo Wabo Flagship bar opens in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico… 1993 Drummer Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead rescues a drowning 17 year-old swimming of the northern California coast…, former Rolling Stones bass player Bill Wyman marries Suzanne Accosta in France 1998 Robert Plangt & Jimmy Page release Walking To Clarksdale... 2001… Peter Buck of REM charged with air rage during a British Air flight from Seattle… 2005 Bruce Springsteen does a tour warm-up set for a few hundred at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park… 2007 Jimi Hendrix guitar brings high bid of $407k at auction in New York to raise money for Hurricane Katrina relief… 2016 Prince found dead in the elevator of his Paisley Park mansion near Minneapolis...
1967 Beatles start recording Magical Mystery Tour… 1968 Deep Purple makes concert debut in Denmark, 1970 Jethro Tull releases Benefit... Rolling Stones record Jumpin’ Jack Flash in London… 1976 Rolling Stones release Black & Blue… 1979 John Belushi sings Hey Bartender with the Allman Brothers at the Capittol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey... 1991 Former Faces member Steve Marriott killed in a house fire… 1992 Guitarist Vivian Campbell does his first concert with Def Leppard during Freddie Mercury tribute at Wembley Stadium... 1993 Aerosmith releases Get A Grip... 1998 Pearl Jam announces Jack Irons will be replaced by former Soundgarden member Matt Cameron… 2015 Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd enters guilty pleas on drug charges and threatening to kill a man and his daughter...
1928 Alexis Korner born… 1941 Alan Price of the Animals born… 1944 Mark Volman of the Turtles born… 1965 Otis Redding records Dock Of The Bay... 1979 Actress Kate Hudson, former wife of Black Crowe’s Chris Robinson, born… 2006 10 page notebook of drawings and notes kept by 12 year-old John Lennon auctioned for $225,000 2012 Levon Helm dies of cancer at 71 in New York City… 2015 Foo Fighters play Niles, Ohio record store on RSD2015... 2015 Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett, Green Day inducted into Rock hall Of Fame during Cleveland ceremony...
1946 Tommy Shannon of Stevie Ray Vaughan's Double Trouble born... 1946 Jefferson Airplane & Moby Grape's Skip Spence born... 1981 Yes announces a breakup... 2006 Auction of Elton John memorabilia raises almost $750,000 for his AIDS Foundation… 2009 Patti Scialfa bruises ribs after being thrown from a horse, misses most of the remaining dates on the Bruce Springsteen tour… 2012 Dick Clark dies of a heart attack... 2013 Rush, Heart, Albert King and Randy Newman inducted into Rock Hall Of Fame... 2015 Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joan Jett, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Green Day inducted into the Rock Hall Of Fame
1969 The Band does first concert not as Bob Dylan’s backup band… 1970 Paul McCartney releases self-titled solo album… 1973 Eagles release Desperado... 1983 Mountain’s Felix Pappalardi shot & killed by his wife… 1998 Linda McCartney dies of breast cancer… 2007 Eric Clapton, Genesis, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and Stevie Nicks play memorial for Atlantic Records head Ahmet Ertegun. Mick Jagger does the Eulogy... 2008 E Street Band organ player Danny Federici dies… 2017 John 'Jay' Geils of the J Geils Band dies in his Massachusetts home
Tubes Bruce Spooner born 1953 Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett born… 1971 Rolling Stones release Brown Sugar… 1972 Electric Light Orchestra does first concert… 1976 Boz Scaggs knocked out by security when he tries to get backstage to see Bobby Bland at an Austin, TX concert… 1984 R.E.M. releases Reckoning... 1988 Scorpions release Savage Amusement... 1993 David Lee Roth busted buying pot in Washington Square Park in New York City… 1994 Pearl Jam plays Saturday Night Live…
1944 Dave Edmunds born 1966 Rolling Stones release Aftermath 1974 Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Second Helping 1978 Elvis Costello releases This Year’s Model 1982 Billy Joel seriously injured in motorcycle crash 1983 Former Pretenders members Pete Farndon dies of an overdose 1991 Doobie Brothers release Brotherhood... 2006 Pearl Jam plays Saturday Night Live 2010 Bruce Springsteen joins Rosanne Cash during her concert at Duke University 2018 Bruce Springsteen dances with his nearly 93 year old mother at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park
1945 Ritchie Blackmore of Deep Purple born… 1962 Widespread Panic’s John Bell born… 1974 Pete Townshend makes his solo live debut in London… 1980 New Jersey Assemblyman introduces bill to make Springsteen’s Born To Run the state song 1983 Gary Numan records first Rock video for the song Cars... 2016 Bob Seger joins Bruce Springsteen on Tenth Avenue Freeze Out and Shout during River tour's Auburn Hills Palace concert near Detroit... 2018 Bon Jovi, Cars, Dire Straits, Moody Blues inducted into Rock Hall Of Fame during Cleveland ceremony/concert
1945 Little Feat’s Lowell George born… 1951 E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg born… 1966 Black Crowes Mark Ford born… 1967 Security police disrupt Rolling Stones concert in Warsaw, Poland… 1973 Roger Daltry releases self-titled solo album… 1982 David Crosby busted in Dallas dressing room on cocaine and weapons charges… 1993 Warren Zevon releases Learning To Flinch...2006 Bruce Springsteen’s mother accepts her son’s induction into the Freehold, NJ High School Hall Of Fame… 2010 Jeff Beck releases Emotion & Commotion...
1944 Steppenwolf’s John Kay (Joachim Krauledat) born… 1954 Pat Travers born… 1979 Mickey Thomas replaces Marty Balin in the Jefferson Starship… 1983 R.E.M. releases Murmur… 2010 Roger Waters announces The Wall tour of the US…
1961 19 year-old Bob Dylan makes his concert debut in an appearance with John Lee Hooker … 1970 Guitarist Peter Green announces he has found god and leaves Fleetwood Mac… 1981 Eddie Van Halen marries actress Valerie Bertinelli in LA… 1983 Metallica fires Dave Mustaine, replacing him with Kirk Hammett… 1983 Dave Prater of Sam & Dave killed in a car wreck... 1988 Neil Young releases This Note's For You... 1989 The Cult releases Sonic Temple... 1992 Pearl Jam plays Saturday Night Live… 2005 Queen plays Rome concert despite calls for it to be postponed out of respect for the Pope's death... 2017 John "Jay" Geils of the J Geils Band dies...
1959 Stray Cats Brian Setzer born… 1962 One time Beatle Stuart Sutcliff dies… 1968 Drummer Mickey Hart joins the Grateful Dead… 1970 Elton John releases debut album... 1970 Paul McCartney announces he will no longer record with John Lennon… 1973 John Fogerty releases The Blue Ridge Rangers, his first solo album… 1978 Jethro Tull releases Heavy Horses...1982 Jethro Tull releases Broadsword & The Beast... 1993 80 injured when Metallica fans and police clash in Indonesia… 1996 Alice In Chains records Unplugged... 1998 Van Halen opens first tour with Gary Cherone as lead singer… 2011 U2 360° tour eclipse Rolling Stones A Bigger Bang tour as the largest in rock history during a concert in Brazil… 2016 Bruce Springsteen cancels North Carolina concert scheduled for this date in protest of state's LGBT position...
1944 Gene Parsons of the Byrds born... 1965 Rolling Stones make their first TV appearance on Ready, Steady, Go... 1966 Jeff Beck collapses on stage during a Yardbirds concert in southern France... 1969 Bob Dylan releases Nashville Skyline..., King Crimson makes live debut at a London Club... 1978 Rainbow releases Long Live Rock & Roll... 1986 Moody Blues release The Other Side of Life... 1989 Rolling Stone Bill Wyman announces his plan to marry 19 year-old Mandy Smith... 1997 Soundgarden announce break-up... 2018 Lindsey Buckingham bounced from Fleetwood Mac, replaced with Mike Campbell. Neil Finn also added
1947 Steve Howe of Yes born… 1962 Guns N Roses Izzy Stradlin born… 1963 Julian Lennon born… 1973 Neil Young movie Journey Through The past premiers… 1975 Aerosmith releases Toys In The Attic... 1994 Electrician finds the body of Kurt Cobain 3 days after his suicide… 1998 Ron Wood rescued from a burning boat off the coast of Rio… 2006 Rolling Stones do their first concert in China… 2016 Axl Rose breaks foot as Guns N' Roses reunion tour opens. Dates go on with him in a cast... 2016 Deep Purple, Steve Miller, Chicago, Cheap Trick inducted to Rock Hall Of Fame
1938 Jefferson Airplane drummer Spencer Dryden born… 1943 Jethro Tull’s Mick Abrahams born… 1946 Grateful Dead’s Bill Kreutzmann born… 1969 John Lennon records Give Peace A Chance in Montreal hotel room… 1972 Grateful Dead open Europe ’72 tour… 1981 Bruce Springsteen opens first full European tour in Germany… 1987 Whitesnake releases self-titled debut album... 1995 Eddie Van Halen arrested for having a pistol in his carry-on luggage at Burbank airport. San Francisco concert canceled… 1998 drummer Cozy Powell (Black Sabbath, Rainbow, ELP) dies in car crash... 1998 Wendy O Williams of Plasmatics fame commits suicide near her Connecticut home... 2001 Black Sabbath performs at ESPN Awards show... 2009 Neil Young releases Fork In The Road... 2020 Peter Wolf and Steven Tyler announce the Aerosmith, J. Geils Band Fenway Park concert during the Yankees – Red Sox game… 2016 Vince Neil and Nicolas Cage get in altercation outside a Vegas hotel over a woman seeking an autograph from Cage. Neil later charged with battery...