February 9 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
February 9

1966 : Liza Minnelli brings her nightclub act to New York City with a show at the Persian Room of the Plaza Hotel.

1970 : Sly and the Family Stone's "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" is certified gold.

1970 : Simon and Garfunkel's album "Bridge Over Troubled Water" is certified gold.

1972 : Beginning a covert university tour where Paul McCartney can play to small audiences, Wings plays their first show: and unannounced concert at Nottingham University in England.

1974 : The Stooges play their final concert, with an imploding Iggy Pop taunting the crowd, which responds with various projectiles. The opening act was a young band called Aerosmith.

2001 : After being booted from the "reunion" lineup of the Eagles, guitarist and original member Don Felder files a lawsuit against the group.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com


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