2005: Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley joined Pearl Jam onstage during their
concert at the Borgata Events Center in Atlantic City for a rendition of
Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World”.
2004: Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M. & John Fogerty kicked off the Vote for Change tour in Philadelphia. This tour was a politically motivated tour & was held in swing states across the U.S.
2004: Buffalo Springfield bassist Bruce Palmer died of a heart attack in Belleville, Ontario. He was 58 years old.
1992: Ozzy Osbourne began a two night stand in San Antonio at the Joe & Harry Freeman Coliseum, Osbourne’s first concerts in San Antonio in a decade after his arrest for urinating on the Alamo.
1988: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “I Hate Myself for Loving You” which was their third and final top ten single in the U.S.
1987: Def Leppard kicked off the North American leg of their tour in support of Hysteria at the Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, NY. When the tour ended in October of 1988, they played 243 concerts, 172 in North America alone.
1977: Elton John became the first musician to be inducted into the Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame.
1976: David Bowie moved out of the U.K. to live in West Berlin, Germany where he lived semi-reclusively for three years. He moved there to kick his cocaine addiction & during his time in West Berlin he began collaborating with Iggy Pop & Brian Eno.
1969: The Beatles released their eleventh studio album Abbey Road which went on to reach number one on the Billboard 200 album chart & sell twelve million copies in the U.S.
Cub Koda-singer and guitarist for Brownsville Station born in 1948