August 27 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
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August 27

1965 : Elvis Presley meets The Beatles for the first time when the Fab 4 are brought to The King's Los Angeles mansion. They hang out, talk music and have a little jam session. John Lennon would later say, "if it hadn’t been for him, The Beatles would be nothing".

1989 : Izzy Stradlin of Guns N' Roses is arrested at the Phoenix after urinating on the floor of the plane, apparently upset at having to wait to use the bathroom. His publicist explains that it was Izzy's "way of expressing himself".

1990 : Stevie Ray Vaughan dies in a helicopter crash near East Troy, Wisconsin following a concert at the Alpine Valley Music Theater where earlier in the evening he appeared with Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton and his older brother Jimmie Vaughan.

1992 : John Lennon's original written lyrics for "A Day In The Life" fetch $87,000 at a Sotheby's auction.

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