Music History for
1668 - Composer Francois Couperin was born.
1873 - Composer Henri Rabaud was born.
1928 - Composer Ennio Morricone was born.
1958 - Sam Cooke and Lou Rawls were injured in an auto accident
near Marion, AR. Sam Cooke's driver was killed in the
1960 - Gregg Allman received a guitar for his 13th birthday.
1967 - The Moody Blues released "Nights in White Satin."
1969 - "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Gene Autry received
a gold record. The song had been released 20 years earlier.
1969 - "Ummagumma" was released by Pink Floyd in the U.S.
1973 - David Essex's "Rock On" was released.
1978 - The Clash's second album "Give 'Em Enough Rope," was released
in England. The album would be their first U.S. release.
1981 - >KISS released the album "Music From the Elder."
1986 - Bruce Springsteen's "Live 1975-1985" box set was released.
1992 - Axl Rose was found guilty of assault and property damage
at a 1991 Guns N' Roses concert in Maryland Heights, MO.
He was given two years probation and ordered to pay $50,000
to community groups.
2001 - The musical "Lady Diana - A Smile Charms the World" opened in Germany.
2014 - The George Strait DVD/CD concert set "The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium" was released. The album version of the show had been released September 16.