Tuesday, May 14, 2013

May 13, 2014

THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS...The Papas And The Mamas  (1968)
(CD, vinyl, Allmusic review)

Richard “Magic Dick” Salwitz of the J. Geils Band is 68; Danny Kirwan, formerly with Fleetwood Mac, is 63; John Richardson of The Gin Blossoms is 49; Darius Rucker of Hootie and the Blowfish is 47;

1941 Ritchie Valens was born in Pacoima, California. Valens died in 1959 at the age of 17
1971 Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane crashes her Mercedes into a concrete wall near Golden Gate State Park
1985 Bruce Springsteen marries actress Julianne Phillips in Lake Oswego, Oregon. They divorce in 1989
2003 The estate of the late John Entwistle of the Who is auctioned off
2003 14 Shades Of Grey by Stains is released
2004 Paul McCartney's rehearsals at London`s Millennium Dome for an upcoming tour causes nearby residents to complain to authorities. That same day while Kiss is touring Australia Gene Simmons causes controversy by stating that the western world is under threat from extremists and a culture that treats women worse than dogs, he dismisses the Arab world as “God’s armpit.”
2004 Courtney Love pleads innocent to assault charges stemming from an incident in which she allegedly struck a man in the head with a microphone stand at a New York show the previous March
2007 Bo Diddley is hospitalized after a concert in Council Bluffs, Iowa, during which he appears disoriented. He is placed in intensive care at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska after suffering a stroke
2008 Jon Anderson of Yes is hospitalized after experiencing a serious asthma attack
2008 Scott Weiland of the Stone Temple Pilots is released from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department jail facility after serving 14 minutes of his sentence for a DUI bust the previous November
2013 Wes Scantlin of Puddle Of Mudd is arrested and charged with domestic violence in West Hollywood, California after he dragged his ex-wife out of a business. Bail was set at $20,000

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