Music History for
1892 - The opera "I Pagliacci," by Ruggiero Leoncavallo, was
performed for the first time in Milan, Italy.
1959 - The musical "Gypsy" opened on Broadway.
1968 - Brian Jones (Rolling Stones) was arrested for a second time
for possession of cannabis in his London apartment.
Rolling Stones Apparel and Gear
1969 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono began a ten-day "bed-in" in
Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
John Lennon Merchandise
1970 - Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young recorded "Ohio."
1971 - Paul McCartney released "Ram."
Today in Beatles History
1979 - Elton John began a series of Russian concerts that were
videotaped for a cable-TV special and a videodisc. They were
both titled "To Russia with Elton." This was the first time a Western pop star played in the
1980 - Joe Strummer (Clash) was arrested at a Hamburg, West Germany,
show after smashing his guitar over the head of an audience
1985 - Marvin Gaye's "Dream of a Lifetime" was released. It was
the last album he recorded.
1996 - The Metallica single "Until It Sleeps" was released.