Music History for

August 7


1868 - Composer Sir Granville Ransome Bantock was born.

1937 - Bunny Berigan and his orchestra recorded "I Canít Get Started."

1963 - The movie "Beach Party" opened in the U.S. It had its U.S. premiere on July 14.

1965 - The Turtles' remake of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe" was released.

1965 - Mike Smith (Dave Clark Five) had two ribs broken when he was pulled off the stage by a fan in Chicago.

1974 - Peter Wolf (J. Geils Band) and Faye Dunaway were married. They divorced in 1979.

1987 - A Los Angeles judge threw out a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne. The lawsuit had been filed by the parents of a teenager who had committed suicide while listening to Ozzy's song, "Suicide Solution."

1987 - The movie "Back to the Beach" opened in the U.S.

1991 - Charges of assault and property damage are filed against Axl Rose (Guns 'N' Roses) in connection with a riot during a show in St. Louis, MO.

1995 - LL Cool J and Simone Johnson were married.

1997 - Garth Brooks played a free concert in New York's Central Park.

1999 - Violence erupted outside a Dave Matthews Band concert in Hartford, CT. 55 arrests were made in the parking lot of the Meadows Music Theater.

2000 - The family of Jimi Hendrix won a case at an international panel to evict the holder of the Internet address