August 3 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
August 3

1963 : The Beatles end their run at The Cavern Club in Liverpool after about 300 shows.

1971 : Ringo Starr's "It Don't Come Easy" is certified gold.

1971 : Paul McCartney puts Wings in flight, announcing the formation of his first post-Beatles band. Members are Paul, his wife Linda, former Moody Blues singer Denny Laine on guitar, and Denny Seiwell on drums.

1974 : Guitarist Jeff "Skunk" Baxter leaves Steely Dan to join The Doobie Brothers.

1991 : Pearl Jam plays the club RKCNDY in Seattle. The show is filmed and used to create their first video - for the song "Alive". The audio from the show was used in the video, as the band hated the idea of lip-synching.

1999 : Country legend Patsy Cline is awarded a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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