This Day In Music History
1965 – Guitarist Jimmy Page released a solo single called ‘She Just Satisfies’ in the UK. Page played all the instruments on it except for the drums, and produced the track, as well as singing lead vocals.
1977 – The Eagles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘New Kid On Town’, the group’s third US No.1
1980, After seeing U2 play at Dublin’s National Boxing Stadium in front of 2,400 people; Rob Partridge and Bill Stewart from Island Records in the UK offered the band a recording contract.
2006 – “Careless Whisper” singer George Michael is arrested at London’s Hyde Park on drugs charges after being found slumped over in his car. The cannabis advocate says it’s his “own stupid fault, as usual.”