Articles by Caroline Chiasson

August 7, 1954

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On this day in 1954, Johnny Cash married Vivian Liberto at St Ann’s Catholic Church in Memphis. Cash had plans of becoming a Memphis appliance salesman, he instead [...]

August 6, 2007

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On this day in 2007, Marilyn Manson was sued by former band member Stephen Bier (aka Madonna Wayne Gacy) who played keyboards.  Bier claimed he was owed $20m (£9.8m) in [...]

August 5, 1983

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On this day in 1983, David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young was sentenced to five years in jail in a Texas court for cocaine and firearms offenses. Crosby had [...]

August 4, 2001

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On this day in 2001, The News Of The World reported that Mariah Carey had hired a private eye to spy on her ex-husband, record giant Tommy Mottola. Investigator Jack [...]

August 3, 1963

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On this day in 1963, The Beach Boys released ‘Surfer Girl’, the first song Brian Wilson ever wrote and [...]

August 2, 1994

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On this day in 1994, politics found a way to rain on Lollapalooza! Rock n’ roll and politics shared an equal billing at Lollapalooza, the traveling rock ‘n’ [...]

August 1, 1964

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On this day in 1964, Jim Reeves and Dean Manuel’s bodies were found in the wreckage of an aircraft and, at 1:00 p.m. local time, radio stations across the United [...]

June 4, 1973

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On this day in 1973, Murry Wilson, manager and father of Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson of The Beach Boys, died at age 55 of a heart attack. Brian Wilson was left with severe [...]

June 3, 1983

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On this day in 1983, Derek and the Dominos’ drummer Jim Gordon, who was already undergoing psychiatric treatment and suffering from schizophrenia, had been [...]

June 2, 1989

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On this day in 1989, Rolling Stone’s Bill Wyman married 19-year-old Mandy Smith. The Stones attended the wedding and Wyman’s 28-year-old son was best man. The [...]
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