1998 – Recording artist George Michael pleads no contest in Beverly Hills Municipal Court to committing a lewd act in a park restroom. Michael, who does not appear in court for arraignment on the misdemeanor charge, is fined $810, given 80 hours of community service and ordered to undergo counseling.
1997 – Elvis Week begins in Memphis to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death on August 16. Elvis Week 2008 Event Calendar & Ticket Information Saturday, August 9 – Sunday, August 17 Below is the current Elvis Week 2008 calendar of events along with ticket purchase information for each event. Updates to the […]
1994 – Grace Slick is ordered to serve 200 hours of community service and attend four Alcoholics Anonymous meetings after being found guilty of pointing a gun at police in March.
1994 – A judge sentences Beastie Boy Adam Horowitz to 200 hours’ community service after he beats up a TV cameraman during River Phoenix’s funeral.
1993 – Prince performs a concert at his Paisley Park studios benefiting a Minneapolis community radio station.
1987 – Classical guitarist Andres Segovia dies of a heart attack. Age 94. He receives a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1986. In the ceremony he is cited as the most brilliant and influential of all classical guitar players. Andrés Torres Segovia, 1st Marquess of Salobreña (21 February 1893–2 June 1987) was a Spanish classical […]
1985 – After Paul McCartney advises him to invest in a music catalog, Michael Jackson buys ATV’s for $47.5 million. The catalog contains 251 Beatles songs written by Lennon and McCartney. Michael Broke a sacred trust amoung artists… turned corporate on McCartney after trying to help him. Disgusting. This is one of those items which […]
1975 – The Allman Brothers Band is named “Outstanding Community Organization” by the Georgia Department of Corrections.
1970 – Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell, July 8, 1970) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist known by the stage name Beck. With his pop art collage of musical styles, oblique and ironic lyrics, and postmodern arrangements incorporating samples, drum machines, live instrumentation and sound effects, Beck has been hailed by critics and […]
1969 – Led Zeppelin play at Laurel Pop Festival… 1969 – July 11, 1969 Laurel, MD US Laurel Pop Festival (Laurel Race Track) Setlist: setlist includes: Train Kept a Rollin’, I Can’t Quit You Baby, Dazed and Confused, You Shook Me, How Many More Times, Communication Breakdown.
1969 – London, UK… Led Zeppelin appear on Maida Vale, a BBC Studios production. Setlist: What Is and What Should Never Be, Whole Lotta Love, Communication Breakdown, Travelling Riverside Blues.
1969 – Led Zeppelin Headlines at Kimbells in Southsea, UK Setlist: Songs performed during this period include: Train Kept a Rollin’, I Can’t Quit You Baby, Dazed and Confused, As Long As I Have, You, Killing Floor, White Summer / Black Mountainside, Babe I’m Gonna Leave You, You Shook Me, How Many More Times, Communication […]