December 6th, 1966 – The Beatles record Christmas greetings for two pirate radio stations. Radio Caroline and Radio London, both stations are broadcasting from ships anchored just off the British coastline.
September 19th, 1979 – The No Nukes concert is held at Madison Square Garden in NYC. Tom Petty, Stephen Stills, David Crosby, The Doobie Brothers, Jackson Brown, Carly Simon, Bruce Springsteen and James Taylor all perform.
September 5th, 1981 - Stevie Nicks goes to No.1 on the album charts with Bella Donna. The album features Tom Petty on ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’, and Don Henley on ‘Leather and Lace’.
September 6th, 1980 - U2 kicks off the first leg of their UK 'Boy tour' at the General Woolfe in Coventry, England...
December 6th, 1966 - The Beatles record Christmas greetings for two pirate radio stations. Radio Caroline and Radio London, both stations are broadcasting from ships anchored just off the British coastline.
May 31st, 1968 - Working on what will become The White album, Yoko Ono attends her first session with The Beatles. Adding overdubs of bass and vocals on ‘Revolution’, and the final six minutes of the song evolving into chaotic jamming with John Lennon repeatedly shouting “alright” and Yoko speaking random phrases.
December 7th, 1991 - Michael Jackson starts his seven week run at No.1 on the singles chart with 'Black Or White', his 12th solo No.1, also a No.1 in the UK. It was the fastest chart topper since The Beatles' 'Get Back,' and made Jackson the first artist to have No
September 14th, 1968 – While on tour in the UK, Roy Orbison’s house in Nashville burns down, and he losses his two oldest sons to the fire. An official from the scene of the fire later said that “from what we’ve been able to piece together, the two children who were killed were playing with an aerosol can in the basement of the house when their grandfather, Orbie Orbison, warned them that was dang
1958 - Elvis Presley gives one last press conference in Brooklyn at the Military Ocean Terminal, with special permission from the Army. He then joined the rest of the 3rd Armored Division on the USS General Randall for a voyage to Bremerhaven, Germany.
1966 - Donovan hits No.1 on the US singles chart and No.2 in the UK with 'Sunshine Superman'. Written for his soon to be wife Linda Lawrence, the track featured Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page