Music History for

June 22


1611 - Composer Pablo Bruna was born.

1763 - Composer Etienne-Nicolas Mehul was born.

1959 - Chuck Berry's "Memphis" was released.

1963 - The Surfaries single "Wipe Out" was released.

1963 - "Fingertips - Pt 2," by Stevie Wonder, was released.

1967 - The drug possession trial of Rolling Stone members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards opened in London.

1968 - The Jeff Beck group made its U.S. debut in New York at The Fillmore East.

1968 - Mason Williams' "Classical Gas" was released.

1969 - Blind Faith's first and only LP was released.

1981 - Mark David Chapman pled guilty to killing John Lennon.
John Lennon Merchandise

1990 - Billy Joel became the first rock artist to perform at Yankee Stadium.

1998 - The Metallica single "Fuel" was released.

2017 - In Los Angeles, CA, a jury found that Led Zeppelin did not steal a riff from another song and use i tin the introduction of "Stairway to Heaven."