1971 – At San Francisco’s Winterland Auditorium, 36 Deadheads have to be treated for hallucinations after ingesting apple drink at the venue. Not surprisingly, the drink was spiked with LSD.
1971 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Brown Sugar,” The Rolling Stones.
1971 – Iron Butterfly breaks up. The group’s biggest hit is “In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida,” a No. 30 song in 1968. But is one of the most immulated drum solos of all time! Iron Butterfly is an American hard rock and psychedelic band, well known for their 1968 hit “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida”. They are considered an early heavy metal band […]
1971 – The Rolling Stones “Sticky Fingers” Hit No. 1 Today in the US on This Day in Rock. Artwork for the cover was create by Andy Warhol which consisted of a zipper that when unzipped revealed an image of Joallesandro’s Privates in some briefs and tight jeans. Fan frenzy proceeded believing that the image […]
1971 – UK rock group Free announced that they were splitting up.
1971 – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Four-Way Street US LP is no. 1 chart topper this day in rock history!
1971 – At Cannes, John Lennon and Yoko Ono screen their films “Apotheosis” and “Fly.”
1971 – Jefferson Airplane call a halt to recording their latest album after Grace Slick crashes her Mercedes in San Francisco.
1971 – Mick Jagger and Bianca Perez-Mora marry in St. Tropez, France.
1971 – Born on this day, Paul ‘Guigsy’ McGuigan, Oasis, (first single ‘Supersonic’, 1994 UK No.31, 1996 UK No.1 single ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’, 1994 UK No.1 album ‘Definitely Maybe’ fastest selling UK debut album ever. Quit in Aug 1999)