April 13th

1946 - Legendary soul singer Al Green is born in Forest City, Ark. Best known for his song "Lets Stay Together," which peaked in the 70's.

1962 - The Star Club opens in Hamburg, with the Beatles as its house band. The association between the group and venue would later make the Star Club world famous.

1974 - Elton John went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Bennie And The Jets', his second US No.1, it made No.37 in the UK.

1982 - David Crosby is arrested on charges of drug possession in Dallas. It's the second time in three weeks he's been busted in the Texas city.

1990 - Madonna kicked off her 57-date Blond Ambition World Tour when she played the first of three nights at Chiba Marine Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.

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