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Born on 10/23 Rolling Stone Bill Wyman (1936) and Humble Pie / Spooky Tooth veteran Greg Ridley (1947).  King Crimson made its US concert debut in a very unlikely spot - Goddard College in Vermont, on this day in 1969  Genesis released Trespass in 1970. Sid Vicious, in jail awaiting trial for stabbing his girlfriend to death, attempted suicide in 1978. In 1998 a court upheld a school's ban on allowing its marching band to perform White Rabbit becuase of the drug reference in the lyrics. On 10/23/1999 Eric Clapton, BB King John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, Lenny Kravitz and Sheryl Crow played at a White House event promoting music programs in public schools, and on this day 8 years ago, Neil Young reunited the Buffalo Springfield for his Bridge School benefit concert in Mountainview, CA.