This Day In Music History
1968 – Cream started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Wheels Of Fire’. It would become the first platinum-selling double album and receive a spot on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time in 2003.
1975 – Steven Van Zandt makes his live debut as a member of The E Stree Band at the opening night of their ‘Born To Run’ tour at The Palace Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island.
1987 – Mick Jagger shoots the video for “Let’s Work” in New York. It’s one of Jagger’s solo tunes and one of his few failed attempts at solo-stardom.
2009 – Jackson Browne settles his lawsuit against presidential hopeful, Senator John McCain. The Republican Party had used Browne’s 1977 hit ‘Running On Empty’ without permission in their 2008 campaign ad which aired on TV and the Internet.