1972 – George and Patti Harrison were injured in a car crash; Patti was unconscious for several days.
1972 – Led Zeppelin appeared at Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney in Australia on this day in rock history!
1972 – T Rex appeared at New York’s Carnegie Hall on this day in rock history!
1972 – Led Zeppelin appeared at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide in Australia.
1972 – Harry Nilsson started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with his version of the Badfinger song ‘Without You.’
1972 – Born on this day, Billie Joe Armstrong, guitarist and vocalist with Green Day, (1995 UK No.7 single with ‘Basket Case’). 1994 album Dookie has sold over 10 million copies. Top Modern Rock Act in US in 1985.
1972 – Los Angeles radio station KDAY played two new Rolling Stones tracks non-stop for a day after obtaining stolen tapes from a producer’s home.
1972 – at the end of a 14 date UK tour, Pink Floyd started a three night run at London’s Rainbow Theatre. Tickets cost £1 ($1.7).
1972 – Led Zeppelin made their Australian live debut when they kicked off a six date tour at the Subiaco Oval, Perth.
1972 – Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watt’s wife Shirley was arrested after an incident at Nice Airport for swearing and hitting custom’s officials.