August 4 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
August 4

1967 : After a show in Minneapolis, a 16-year-old girl stows away on The Monkees' plane to St. Louis. The girl's father threatens to bring charges for transporting a minor across state lines.

1968 : Newport Pop Festival attracts 100,000 with Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead and The Animals.

1970 : The Doors' Jim Morrison is arrested in Los Angeles for public drunkenness after being found lying unconscious on a resident's doorstep.

1975 : While vacationing on the Greek Island of Rhodes, Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant and his family are badly injured in a car accident, forcing the cancellation of an upcoming US tour. Doctors tell Plant that he may never walk again.

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