on this day in music history

May 15, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Pink Floyd perform the “Garden Party” concert at Crystal Palace Park in London. A large pond in front of the stage becomes an aquatic [...]

May 4, 1990

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On this day in 1990, David Bowie’s ex-wife Angela made an appearance on The Joan Rivers Show and claimed that she had once walked in on Bowie and Mick Jagger naked in [...]

May 2, 1979

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On this day in 1979, The Who play their first concert following the death of drummer Keith Moon at the Rainbow Theatre in London. Their new man behind the kit was Kenney [...]

May 1, 1998

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On this day in 1998, Snoop Dogg and MC Delmar Arnaud were cited for misdemeanor marijuana possession after an altercation took place backstage at the Universal City comedy [...]

April 12, 1968

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On this day in 1968, Frank Zappa performed at a dinner for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), these are the “professions” who decide on the [...]

April 2, 1993

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On this day in 1993, the London press ran a story claiming that bassist Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones’ son was engaged to the mother of Bill’s ex-wife Mandy [...]

April 1, 2016

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On this day in 2016, famous actor Kiefer Sutherland decided to throw caution to the wind and released this bad boy titled “Not Enough Whiskey”, making this his [...]

January 16, 1964

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On this day in 1964, the Whisky-a-Go-Go opened at Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California, quickly becoming a huge music venue. Some of the early acts to play the [...]

January 12, 1966

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On this day in 1966, Robert Bartleh Cummings AKA “Rob Zombie” was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts to Robert and Louise Cummings. Rob Zombie rose to fame while [...]

December 14, 1959

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On this day in 1959, the Ohio State University Research Center released a study showing that rock and roll was the majority favored genre of music for people aged 14-18. [...]
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