April 19 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
April 19

1956 : Clyde McPhatter is discharged from the U.S. Army. 

1968 : George Harrison and John Lennon bail out of their meditation lessons with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi two weeks early; later, all four Beatles publicly distance themselves from the Maharishi.

1975 : The Raspberries split up.

1980 : Brian Johnson replaces the deceased Bon Scott in AC/DC. Johnson's first album with the band is "Back In Black", which becomes the second-best selling album worldwide to Thriller.

1982 : Simon & Garfunkel reunite for a world tour, but split up again in the midst of it. 

2009 : The Flaming Lips celebrate Earth Day with a performance on the National Mall in Washington DC.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com


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