This Day In Music History
1968 – Pink Floyd headlines the first free concert at Hyde Park in London to promote the release of their second album ‘A Saucerful of Secrets’. Also playing the free concert is Jethro Tull, Tyrannosaurus Rex and Roy Harper.
1975 – Elton John joins the Doobie Brothers and then the Eagles during their sets at a concert in Oakland, California. I guess even piano stars need to karaoke sometimes.
1984 – Bruce Springsteen kicks off the first leg of his ‘Born in the USA’ Tour. The first set of shows are in St. Paul, Minnesota at the Civic Center. Springsteen will go on to play 156 shows ending a year later, October 15th, 1985 in L.A.
1999 – Michael Jackson falls over 50 feet during a concert at Munich’s Olympic stadium. The cause of the fall was do to a bridge collapsing during Michael’s ‘Earth Song’. Jackson was ultimately okay, but suffered some severe bruising.