Music History for
1923 - Fiddlin' John Carson recorded "The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane".
1953 - Elvis Presley graduated from L.C. Humes High School in Memphis, TN.
1961 - Patsy Cline sustained serious head injuries and a fractured hip in a car accident in Madison, TN.
1965 - Paul McCartney recorded the song "Yesterday."
1969 - Mick Taylor was introduced as the new guitarist for The Rolling Stones.
1970 - Grand Funk Railroad spent $100,000 for a block long billboard in New York's Times Square to advertise their album "Closer to Home."
1970 - Derek and the Dominoes made their live debut in London.
1970 - The Grateful Dead released their "Workingman's Dead" LP.
1971 - In London, the first Hard Rock Cafe opened.
1979 - A "No Nukes" concert took place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. The acts included Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Stephen Stills and more.
1980 - The movie "Roadie," starring Meat Loaf, debuted.
1982 - The Pretenders fired Pete Farndon.
1988 - The Fat Boys filed a $5 million law suit against Miller Beer and Joe Piscopo for using their likeness in a Miller Lite "Rappin "Fats" Piscopo commercial.
1995 - Michael Jackson appeared on TV with his wife Lisa Marie Presley in a live interview with Diane Sawyer.
Today in Michael Jackson History
2002 - In Lubbock, TX, a power failure ended a Britney Spears concert after only two songs.