This Day In Music History
1968 – Pink Floyd announced founder Syd Barrett had officially left the group. Barrett was suffering from psychiatric disorders compounded by drug use.
1971 – Carly Simon was introduced to James Taylor after her show at the Troubadour, Los Angeles. The couple married on 3rd November 1972.
1979 – Rod Stewart married actor George Hamilton’s ex-wife Alana Hamilton in Beverly Hills, California.
1984 – Guitarist Steve Van Zandt announces that he’s amicably leaving the E Street Band to pursue solo projects.
1997 – The Michael Jackson film Captain EO has its final performance at Disneyland.