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2014.- R&B/soul singer Bobby Womack dies of cancer at age 70.
2012.- Rihanna is very lucky to escape with her life after being among 300 people evacuated from a motel during a fire in an elevator shaft. It takes ten firefighters to put out the resulting blaze at the Corinthia Hotel in London, where Rihanna was performing at the Hackney Weekend concert.
2009 Canadian blues musician Jackie Washington dies at age 89.
2009 Gale Storm, ’50s pop singer and actress who starred in the TV shows My Little Margie and The Gale Storm Show, dies at age 87.
2009 Soul singer Fayette Pinkney (of The Three Degrees) dies at age 61 of acute respiratory failure after a sudden illness.
2009Neil Young performs in London’s Hyde Park. He is joined on stage by Paul McCartney for a duet of “A Day In The Life.”
2006 Eileen Barton, known for her 1950 hit “If I Knew You Were Comin’ I’d’ve Baked A Cake,” dies of ovarian cancer at age 81.
1996 The sixth edition of Lollapalooza launches at Longview Lake in Kansas City, Missouri. It is co-headlined by Metallica and Soundgarden.
1996Fugees headline the “Hoodshock” festival in Harlem, which the group organized as a free event to encourage voter registration. The Notorious B.I.G., Sean “Puffy” Combs and Wu-Tang Clan also perform, but the event makes headlines for a panic set off at the end of the festival when a man fires gunshots into the air. In the chaos, about 30 people are injured.
1995Circle Jerks release their sixth and final studio album, Oddities, Abnormalities, & Curiosities. It is the band’s first release on a major label, although Mercury Records will go on to drop Circle Jerks after they fail to reach mainstream success.
1995Neil Young releases Mirror Ball, an album featuring members of Pearl Jam. His 21st studio album, it features the hit single “Downtown.”
1992 Stefanie Sargent of 7 Year Bitch dies at age 24. After a night of drinking and drug use, she chokes to death when she vomits in her sleep.
1989Tom Jones gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1989 The B-52s release Cosmic Thing, their first album following the death of guitarist and band co-founder Ricky Wilson. It features two of their biggest hits with “Roam” and “Love Shack.”
1986Black Flag play their final ever gig in Detroit, Michigan. The band will go on to confirm their split two months later, in August 1986.
1976.- Leigh Nash (lead vocalist for Sixpence None the Richer) is born in New Braunfels, Texas.
1976John Lennon receives his “green card” from the US Department of Naturalization.
1975Fandango becomes ZZ Top’s second gold album.
1966 Led by Frank Zappa, the Mothers of Invention release their debut album Freak Out! Critics and music fans alike are baffled by what they hear.
1959 Country singer Lorrie Morgan is born Loretta Lynn Morgan in Nashville, Tennessee. Her dad is country singer George Morgan.
1956 At Master Recorders in Hollywood, Fats Domino records “Blueberry Hill,” a song popularized by Gene Autry in 1940. Domino’s version, with his famous piano intro, becomes his biggest hit and the definitive version of the song.
1951 Gilson Lavis (drummer for Squeeze) is born in Bedford, England.
1942 Bruce Johnston (of The Beach Boys) is born Benjamin Baldwin in Peoria, Illinois. He is adopted by William and Irene Johnston and grows up in Los Angeles.
1925Doc Pomus, a blues singer and songwriter who would pen several hits of the rock and roll era, is born Jerome Solon Felder in Brooklyn, New York.
1729 French composer Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, known for her harpsichord pieces, dies at age 64.