1970: In an interview with U.K. music magazine New Musical Express original Fleetwood Mac guitarist Peter Green discussed his plans to give all of his money away.
1970: Jefferson Airplane was fined $1,000 for obscenity during a concert in Oklahoma City for using profanity onstage.
1988: As a joke, Alice Cooper announced plans to run for Governor of Arizona as a member of the “Wild” Party.
1970: The Doors received their fifth Gold album for Morrison Hotel which went on to sell one million copies in the U.S.
1969: The Beatles recorded the basic track & John Lennon’s vocal of “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” at Trident Studios in London.
1964: Billy Joel joined his first rock band, a New York band called The Echoes as the pianist, which specialized in covering British Invasion bands.
1969: Goodbye Cream, the documentary film of Cream’s farewell concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall premiered in Baltimore.
1971: Elton John received his first Gold album in the U.S. for his self-titled U.S. debut album.
1972: John Lennon performed with Chuck Berry on The Mike Douglas Show, performing Memphis & Johnnie B. Goode during Lennon & Yoko Ono’s week-long stint hosting The Mike Douglas Show.
1975: Rush released their sophomore album Fly by Night which was their first album with Neil Peart on drums.
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