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Noteworthy Then

 

On this day in 1975. the Eagles released One Of These Nights. Their 4th album would become the group's first #1 and their last with Bernie Leadon, who Joe Walsh replaced the following year. Glenn Frey considered it the easiest album the Eagles did from a songwriting and recording standpoint.

 

Other Noteworthy Classic Rock events on June 10 include...

 

1946 Procol Harum keyboard player Malcolm Fisher born.

 

1966 Janis Joplin makes her live debut with Big Brother & the Holding Company.

1967 The first Rock Festival is staged in Marin County, California by a San Francisco radio station. The two day event across the Golden Gate Bridge feature Jefferson Airplane, the Doors, the Byrds, Wilson Pickett, the Blues Magoos, the Seeds, Country Joe & the Fish and others.

 

1966 The Beatles record Rain.

 

1971 Police launch tear gas to disperse the crowd at a Jethro Tull concert in Denver.

 

1976 Alice Cooper cancels tour after collapsing.

 

1977 Clash members Joe Strummer and Nicky Headon fined for painting the group's name on a wall in London.

 

1978 Bill Wyman falls of the stage during the Rolling Stones tour opening date in lakeland, Florida.

 

1981 Asia forms.

 

1981 Bob Dylan opens Shot of Love tour in Chicago.

 

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.

 

1986 Grateful Dead cancel tour after Jerry Garcia goes into a diabetic coma.

 

2006 Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones play together for the first time as the Led Zeppelin members rehearse for Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert.

 

2007 Rolling Stones do headline set at Isle of Wight - their first festival appearance in 31 years.

 

2007 World Hunger Organization gives Jackson Browne award in New York City.

 

2009 Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section keyboard player Barry Beckett dies.

 

2016 Rod Stewart knighted in Buckingham Palace ceremony.

 

2016 Eric Clpton reveals he has peripheral neuropathy that makes it painful for him to play guitar.

 

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.

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