2007 – Amy Winehouse cancelled a series of European shows after being admitted to hospital suffering from “severe exhaustion”. The 23-year-old singer was taken to University College London Hospital and later discharged. In the past few weeks she had pulled out of the T in the Park festival – also citing “exhaustion”, Liverpool’s Summer Pops […]
2005 – Already battling an injured knee, Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme collapses after a show in Hamburg, forcing the cancellation of the next evening’s concert in Stuttgart. According to QOTSA’s Web site, Homme “was diagnosed with exhaustion and ordered to bed by a local doctor.
2003 – Meat Loaf is rushed to the hospital after collapsing during a London concert. His record company say the 56-year-old singer “collapsed from exhaustion due to a prolonged viral infection.”
2003 – UK/USA alt.duo The Kills postpone their British tour due to exhaustion.
2001 – Mariah Carey checks herself into an undisclosed hospital, suffering from “extreme exhaustion.” She also pulls out of “MTV20: Live and Almost Legal,” the anniversary event she was due to headline August 1 in New York.
1999 – Barry White cuts short an English tour because he is suffering from exhaustion. The soulman is promoting an album with the ironic title of Staying Power.
1992 – The Grateful Dead announce they are canceling five shows in the Northwest so Jerry Garcia can recover from exhaustion.
1984 – Huey Lewis & the News’ set leads several audience members to collapse from exhaustion at the North Dakota State Fair.
1979 – Dave Lee Roth collapses from exhaustion onstage in Spokane, Wash., during a Van Halen concert.
1964 – Ringo Starr collapses from exhaustion and a bad case of tonsillitis. His temporary replacement, trivia buffs? The nth Beatle, Jimmy Nicol.
1948 – Fleetwood Mac songwriter Lindsey Buckingham is born in Palo Alto, Calif. Lindsey Adams Buckingham (born October 3, 1949) is an American guitarist and singer, most notable for being a member of the musical group Fleetwood Mac. Aside from his tenure with Fleetwood Mac, Buckingham has also released five solo albums and a live […]