Cool Music Trivia & History From This Day In Music!
- An acoustic guitar on which the late Beatle learned to play fetched £276,000 at a London auction. His father originally bought the Egmond guitar for Harrison for £3.50. Another item auctioned was a signed invitation to the post-premiere celebrations for Hard Days Night film, which went for £17,250.
- made a guest appearance in the Simpsons TV animated comedy. Other acts who have appeared on the show included: The Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth, The Moody Blues, The B-52's, R.E.M., Phish, Blink-182, and The White Stripes.
- Billy Idol knocked Tiffany from the No.1 single position on the US singles chart with his version of Tommy James ' Mony Mony'. Tiffany had been at No.1 with another Tommy James song ' I Think We're Alone Now.'
- Michael Jackson's 14-minute video for was premiered in Los Angeles. Directed by John Landis and co-starring former Playboy centerfold Ola Ray. The video (like the song) contains a spoken word performance by horror film veteran Vincent Price. The video was filmed at the Palace Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, the zombie dance sequence at the junction of Union Pacific Avenue and South Calzona Street in East Los Angeles and the final house scene in the Angeleno Heights neighborhood at 1345 Carroll Avenue.
- Don Henley was arrested after a naked 16-year old girl was found at his home in Los Angeles suffering from a drug over-dose, he received a $2,000 fine with two years probation.
- David Bowie played sax on Dib Cochran & The Earwigs 1970 single 'Universal Love.'
- "I shudder to think that I might still be playing in stadiums when I'm 51, like the Stones." Michael Stipe, 1994.
- In 1999, Sean Puffy Combes and his bodyguard Paul Offord both pleaded guilty to harassment in a New York Court after being charged of assaulting record company executive Steve Stoute with a champagne bottle, a chair and a telephone.
More Cool Music Trivia & History From All But Forgotten Oldies!
- Chart debut year: 1981 Best known songs include: More Than Just The Two Of Us (1981); Don't Let Me In (1982)
- During the week of November 11, 2018, fans bade a final farewell to country star and guitar virtuoso, Roy Clark (April 15, 1933 - November 15, 2018). The Country Music Hall of Famer co-hosted the popular and long-running TV variety show, "Hee Haw." His many hits included such pop crossover favorites as "Yesterday When I Was Young" (1969).
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