Lynyrd Skynyrd

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 17th, 2008 - Madonna and Guy Ritchie announce the end of their seven year marriage. The press reported that without a prenuptial agreement Ritchie could receive around $25M of Madonna’s fortune.
This Week in Music History
September 26th, 1981 - The Go-Go's started a six-week run at No.1 with their debut album 'Beauty And The Beat.' It would go on to become one of the most successful debut albums of all time selling in excess of two million copies.
This Week in Music History
October 18th, 1949 – Joe Egan of Stealers Wheel is born on this day. Thirty-four years later, Joe Egan is enjoying success with his band’s 1973 hit, ‘Stuck In The Middle With You’.
This Week in Music History
October 19th, 1966 - The Yardbirds land in New York for their 1st US tour with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page on lead guitars. However, after only two dates of the tour, Beck developed acute tonsillitis and had to quit the group. He would go on to form The Jeff Beck Group, which would give Rod Stewart his…
This Week in Music History
September 28th, 2002 - Tina Turner’s hometown Nutbush near Memphis, and made famous in her song ‘Nutbush City Limits,’ named a stretch of highway after the star. The stretch of State Highway 19 was named ‘Tina Turner Highway.’ Turner lived …
This Weekend in Music History
October 19th, 1966: The Yardbirds land in New York for their 1st US tour with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page on lead guitars. However, after only two dates of the tour, Beck developed acute tonsillitis and had to quit the group. He would go on to form The Jeff Beck Group, which would give Rod Stewart his …
This Day In Music History
September 30th
1974 - Police are needed at a Lynyrd Skynyrd concert after a fight broke out between their sound engineer and the sound engineer of Blue Oyster Cult. A roadie clarified that the sound had been deliberately