This Day In Music History
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 turned off during the bands set.
1987 – Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Waits, and Elvis Costello join Roy Orbison onstage to tape a TV special at L.A.’s Coconut Grove. The evening’s show is eventually released as ‘A Black and White Night’.
1993 – B-52’s singer Kate Pierson is charged with criminal mischief and trespassing during an anti-fur protest at ‘Vogue’s’ New York City offices.
2004 – Mick Jagger holds a press conference with Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) at Essex House in New York City, to promote the soundtrack to the movie Alfie. The re-make of the 1966 film featured the track ‘Old Habits Die Hard’ by Jagger and Stewart, and would end up winning several awards.