Wednesday, May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014

NEIL YOUNG AND CRAZY HORSE...Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere  (1969)
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere was released 45 years ago today in 1969.  It reached number 34 on the U.S. Billboard album charts
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)

Jack Bruce of Cream is 71; David Byrne of Talking Heads is 62; Ian Astbury of The Cult is 52; C.C. (aka Cecil) DeVille of Poison is 52; Mike Inez of Alice In Chains is 48; Henry Garza of Los Lonely Boys is 36; Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys is 35;

1957 While filming Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley accidentally swallows a porcelain cap from one of his teeth, which lodges in one of his lungs. He stays overnight in a hospital to have it removed
1976 Keith Relf of the Yardbirds dies at the age of 33 when he accidentally electrocutes himself while playing guitar in the basement of his London home
1982 Combat Rock by the Clash is released
1988 Led Zeppelin reunites, with drummer Jason Bonham to perform a few songs at Atlantic Records’ 40th anniversary concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden
2002 Vapor Trails by Rush is released
2004 Phil Spector is arrested and charged with misdemeanor charges after getting into a fight with his chauffer
2013  A defamation lawsuit filed by Tom Scholz of Boston against the ex-wife of the late Brad Delp of Boston was reinstated by the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Scholz claimes that remarks Delp's ex-wife Micki Delp made to the Boston Herald could be construed as blaming Scholz for his death

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