Music History for

June 29


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 released.

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.