The Mamas and The Papas

This Weekend in Music History
April 19th, 1974 - Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band appear at the State Theatre in New Brunswick. Tickets are only $4.50 and the promoter of the event takes a gamble that word-of-mouth will be enough to fill the 550 seats, however, only 250 attended...
This Day In Music History
October 7th
1967 - Cass Elliot from The Mamas And The Papas spends the night in jail after being accused of stealing from a hotel in London. An appearance on TV and concert had to be cancelled as a result.
This Day In Music History
September 9th
1956 - Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show even though Sullivan had vowed never to allow Presley on the show.  He preformed three songs, 'Don't Be Cruel', 'Love Me Tender', and 'Ready Teddy'.
This Day In Music History
July29th
1968 - The Byrds leave to tour in South Africa. However, they are down one 'Byrd' as Gram Parsons decides not to play in protest of the South African apartheid.
This Day In Music History
July 27th
1968 - Cass Elliot attempts a solo career following the break up of The Mamas and the Papas with her version of 'Dream a Little Dream of Me'. It would be the most successful version of the song peaking at No. 12