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2006: The Rolling Stones cancel a show in Spain after Mick Jagger comes down with laryngitis. The illness forces the band to cancel two other Spanish shows within a few days.


2006: Kate Hudson and her husband, Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson, announce they're separating after nearly six years of marriage.


2000: A Rage Against the Machine performance outside LA's Staples Center where President Bill Clinton is addressing the Democratic National Convention ends after protestors clash with police.


2000: Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes cancel the rest of their tour after Page hurts his back.


1999: A free concert by The Red Hot Chili Peppers in Moscow's Red Square draws a crowd estimated at 200-thousand.


1994: A US Justice Department memo is released containing Pearl Jam's accusation that The Rolling Stones are getting a cut of Ticketmaster's "service charge" during their US tour.


1994: The final day of Woodstock '94 features Arrested Development, The Allman Brothers Band, Traffic, Spin Doctors, Green Day (whose set ends in a mud fight with the audience), Paul Rodgers' Rock and Roll Revue, Porno for Pyros, The Neville Brothers, Jimmy Cliff, Peter Gabriel, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bob Dylan.


1988: Guitarist Roy Buchanan dies after hanging himself in a Fairfax, Virginia jail cell.


1978: Graham Nash becomes a US citizen on bandmate David Crosby's birthday.


1978: The Police release "Can't Stand Losing You."


1967: Buffalo Springfield perform "For What It's Worth" and "Bluebird" for an episode of the TV show Mannix, which airs in October.


1965: The Beatles tape a segment for the fall's first Ed Sullivan Show. The Fab Four do "I Feel Fine," "I'm Down," "Act Naturally" (with Ringo singing lead), "Ticket to Ride," "Yesterday" (with Paul backed by the string section of the show's orchestra) and "Help" (on which John stumbles over the words).


1964: The Beatles record "I'm a Loser" and the long-unreleased "Leave My Kitten Alone."

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