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2016.- After completing a tour with Guns N’ Roses, Axl Rose takes over as lead singer for AC/DC, filling in for Brian Johnson at a show in Lisbon after Johnson is told that continuing the tour could result in permanent hearing loss. Rose fills in on the remaining dates as a guest vocalist.
2012Jake Owen marries the 22-year-old model Lacey Buchanan. The pair met when she appeared in Owen’s video for “Eight Second Ride.”
2011Lady Gaga’s HBO concert special airs. The show is made up of two February concerts from Madison Square Garden on her Monster Ball tour. Those who remember Madonna’s Truth or Dare notice a lot of similarities.
2011 ’60s pop singer John Walker (of The Walker Brothers) dies of liver disease at age 67.
2008 A number of British tabloids, including The Sun and The Daily Mail, blame the “emo suicide cult” for the death of 13-year-old Hannah Bond. My Chemical Romance take the brunt of their ire for allegedly glamorizing death on albums like The Black Parade, which was a #2 hit in both the US and UK. MCR, who insist they never encourage self-harm, respond by leading their fans in chants of “F–k the Daily Mail!”
2008 The Jammys Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to Phish. The ceremony takes place in The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
Sammy Hagar Gets Mucho Dinero For His Tequila
2007Sammy Hagar sells an 80% stake in his Cabo Wabo tequila company to Gruppo Campari for $80 million.More
2005 Giacomo, owned by A&M Records founder Jerry Moss, wins the Kentucky Derby at 50-to-1 odds.
2002Tom Waits releases the albums Blood Money and Alice on the same day. Blood Money contains songs used for a Robert Wilson production of the unfinished play Woyzeck by German playwright Georg Büchner, while Alice contains mostly songs written for Wilson’s adaptation of a play also named Alice. The efforts represent Waits’ thirteenth and fourteenth studio albums, with the ordering being arbitrary because they come out simultaneously.
2002Carole King guests on the WB Network’s TV show Gilmore Girls (for which she also sings the opening song).
2002The Rolling Stones make a big entrance, arriving by blimp to announce their Licks tour in New York’s Van Cortland Park.
1998 Country singer-songwriter Eddie Rabbitt dies of lung cancer at age 56.
1988 Thanks to constant airplay on MTV, Terence Trent D’Arby hits #1 in America with “Wishing Well.” It’s his second single – his first, “If You Let Me Stay,” topped out at #68.
1984 Roger Waters releases his first solo album, The Pros And Cons Of Hitch Hiking. His band, Pink Floyd, fractured the previous year.
1982 The first Men at Work album, Business as Usual, already a #1 hit in their native Australia, is finally released in America. In November, it rises to the top in the US.
1973.- George Harrison releases “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth).”
1969 The Who release “Pinball Wizard.”
1968 Eagle-Eye Cherry (yes, that’s his real name) is born in Skane, Sweden. Known for his hit “Save Tonight,” he’s the son of trumpet player Don Cherry and half-brother of Neneh Cherry.
1968Aretha Franklin records a live album in Paris.
1967Jimi Hendrix plays the Saville Theatre in London, with Brian Jones, Ringo Starr and members of The Moody Blues and The Beach Boys in attendance.
1961Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell is born in Pontypridd, Wales.
1958 Rock guitarist Marty Willson-Piper (of The Church) is born in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
1956 Anne Dudley (of The Art of Noise) is born in Beckenham, Kent, England.
1955 Steve Diggle (guitarist, vocalist for Buzzcocks) is born in Manchester, England.
1950 Rock drummer Prairie Prince (of The Tubes, Journey, New Cars) is born Charles Lempriere Prince in Charlotte, North Carolina.
1946 Rock drummer Bill Kreutzmann (of Grateful Dead) is born in Palo Alto, California.
1946 Singer-songwriter Bill Danoff (of Starland Vocal Band) is born in Springfield, Massachusetts.
1946 Rock guitarist Ray Monette (of Rare Earth, Funkadelic) is born.
1946 Jerry Nolan (drummer for New York Dolls, Heartbreakers) is born in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York.
1943 Rick West (lead guitarist for The Tremeloes) is born Richard Westwood in Dagenham, Essex, England.
1939.- Johnny Maestro (original lead singer for The Crests, Brooklyn Bridge) is born John Mastrangelo in New York City.
1936 Soul singer Jimmy Ruffin is born in Collinsville, Mississippi, to a family that will later include younger brother David Ruffin (of The Temptations).
1931 ’50s pop/jazz singer Teresa Brewer is born in Toledo, Ohio.
1927 ’50s pop singer-songwriter Jim Lowe is born in Springfield, Missouri.
1840 The composer Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky is born in Votkinsk, Russia.
1833 Composer Johannes Brahms is born in Hamburg, Germany.
1824Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is premiered in Vienna, Austria. Its final movement incorporates Friedrich Schiller “Ode to Joy” poem sung by four vocal soloists and a chorus. It represents the first time a major composer has used voices in a symphony.