Keith Richards

This Week in Music History
Keith Richards is found guilty of trafficking marijuana, CCR breaks up, and Ronnie, Steve and Cassie of Lynyrd Skynyrd are all killed in a plane crash. It all happened this week in music history.
This Week in Music History
October 24th, 1977 - Keith Richards was charged and fined after admitting to having cannabis, Chinese heroin, Quaalude tablets and a revolver at his home in Chelsea, UK. Later that same day, Keith and girlfriend Anita Pallenberg accidentally set fire to their London hotel bedroom...
This Week in Music History
October 10th, 1970 – A song originally written for a bank advertisement makes its way to No.2 on the singles chart today. The Carpenters had re-recorded ‘We’ve Only Just Begun,’ first done by Freddie Allen. The successful ad played Allen’s …
This Week in Music History
June 27th, 1967 - Mick Jagger is arrested for possession of drugs found in his jacket at a party hosted by Keith Richards. He was issued prison number 7856 and held overnight at Lewes Jail in England. While staying the night he requested books on Tibet and modern art, plus two packs of cigarettes.
This Week in Music History
October 11th, 1989 – Michael Jackson attends a ceremony for the opening of the Michael Jackson Auditorium at his former elementary school in Hollywood, California.
This Week in Music History
April 12th, 1967 - Mick Jagger receives a punch to the face by an airport official at Le Bourget Airport in France. Jagger had lost his temper when The Rolling Stones were all searched for drugs. The ordeal resulted in The Stones missing their flight.
This Week in Music History
October 12th, 1994 - Pink Floyd plays the first of a 15-night run at Earls Court, London, England. Less than a minute after the band started playing ‘Shine On You Crazy Diamond’, scaffolding holding 1200 fans, collapsed, dropping hundreds of people 20 feet to the ground...
This Weekend in Music History
August 23rd, 1967 - While celebrating a wild birthday party at a Holiday Inn, The Who's drummer Keith Moon accidentally drives a car into the hotel swimming pool. Moon was attempting to avoid having to talk to police who had arrived to break up the party...
This Day In Music History
April 27th
1966 -  The Beatles use a cool new technique in a recording session at Abbey Road studios. It was in John Lennon's song 'I'm Only Sleeping,' they used a reversed guitar duet played by George Harrison.

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