February 28 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
February 28

1966 : Liverpool's Cavern Club (home to many early Beatles performances) closes.

1970 : Led Zeppelin perform in Denmark as "The Nobs" after Eva von Zeppelin, a relative of the late airship designer Ferdinand von Zeppelin, threatens to sue.

1975 : Queen cancel six American tour dates because of Freddie Mercury's swollen throat.

1977 : An audience member attacks Ray Charles onstage, trying to strangle him with a rope.

1985 : Bruce Springsteen wins for Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and pretty much any award he was eligible for in the Rolling Stone reader's poll.

1991 : "Curtis Mayfield Day" is declared in Los Angeles.

2006 : The 48th Grammy Awards ceremony is held. Among the winners is Stevie Wonder's "From The Bottom Of My Heart" in the Best Male Pop Vocal Performance category.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com


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