Music History for

August 3


1963 - The Beatles made their final appearance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. They had performed nearly 300 shows at the club since 1961.

1963 - Allan Sherman released "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadda."

1968 - The first Newport Pop Festival opened in Costa Mesa.

1969 - Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) was indicted for failure to report for civilian duty in lieu of serving two years in the army.

1970 - The movie "Performance" was released in the U.S. It was the first movie Mick Jagger acted in, but not the first Jagger performance released.

1971 - Paul McCartney announced the formation of his new band Wings.
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1974 - Jeff Baxter quit Steely Dan and joined the Doobie Brothers.

1987 - Def Leppard released their album "Hysteria."

1997 - Diamond Rio hosted a 30th anniversary party at the Kennedy Space Center at the request of NASA.

1999 - Patsy Cline received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2010 - Dave Mustaine's (Megadeth) autobiography "Mustaine: A Heavy Metal Memoir" was released in the U.S.