Music History for
1911 - Composer Bernard Herrmann was born.
1957 - Buddy Holly recorded the song "Peggy Sue."
1959 - Dick Clark announced that he was teaming up with Irvin Feld to stage a series of Dick Clark Caravans.
1967 - Keith Richards was found guilty of allowing his property
to be used for the smoking of marijuana and was sentenced
to one year in jail and was fined. Mick Jagger was found
guilty of illegal possession of pep pills and was sentenced
to three months in jail.
1968 - Pink Floyd's second album "A Saucerful of Secrets" was
1969 - Shorty Long drowned when his boat capsized off Sandwich
Island in Ontario, Canada. He was 29 years old.
1969 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience played their last concert on
the last day of the Denver Pop Festival.
1970 - NBC aired the "Liza Minnelli Special".
1973 - Ian Gillan left Deep Purple after a concert in Japan.
1978 - Peter Frampton was injured in a car crash in the Bahamas. He
suffered a broken arm and cracked ribs.
1987 - Tiffany (Tiffany Renee Darwish) released her self-titled debut album.
1993 - Aerosmith released their single "Cryin'."
1999 - Art of Noise released "The Seduction of Claude Debussy."
1999 - Leif Garret was arrested during a sting operation at an
apartment in Los Angeles, CA. He pled guilty to drug
possession on August 14, 1999.
2000 - The graves of Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines of Lynyrd
Skynyrd were vandalized. The two men were killed when the
band's plane crashed on October 20, 1977.
2008 - "Guitar Hero: Aerosmith" was released.