Monday, June 16, 2014

June 16, 2014

ANDERSON BRUFORD WAKEMAN HOWE...Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman, Howe
Released: 25 years ago, June 20, 1989
Highest Chart Position: #30 U.S. Billboard Album Charts
Track Highlights: Brother Of Mine, Order Of The Universe
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)

1967 The Monterey Pop Festival begins. The list of performers in quite impressive: The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Byrds, The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Animals, Buffalo Springfield
1970 The company who provided the money for Woodstock, Woodstock Ventures, announce that they lost money on the concert
1975 John Lennon sues the U.S. government for "selective prosecution" as the U.S. try to deport him
1982 James Honeyman-Scott of the Pretenders dies of a heroin overdose. That same day Donnie Van Zant of .38 Special is arrested for drinking on stage
1994 Kristen Pfaff of Hole dies of a heroin overdose
2007 Rod Stewart marries Penny Lancaster
2009 Let It Roll: Songs By George Harrison by George Harrison is released
2012 Radiohead's stage collapses during construction in Toronto killing the group’s drum tech

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