July 31 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
July 31

1972 : Chicago's LP "Chicago V" is certified gold

1971 : After being denied entrance to a Who concert in New York City's Forest Hills Stadium, an ex-convict stabs and kills the security guard.

1980 : The Mamas & The Papas founder and vocalist "Papa" John Phillips is arrested for possession of cocaine and running a phony prescription scam with a local pharmacy and eventually sentenced to eight years in prison (though this sentence would later be reduced to 30 days in jail and community service).

1995 : Jamaica issues a commemorative series of postage stamps honoring local native and reggae legend Bob Marley.

2004 : It's "Mac Davis Day" in Lubbock, Texas, as the writer of hit songs including In The Ghetto and A Little Less Conversation is honored in his hometown.

2010 : Switchfoot perform at the 2010 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree final arena show in Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com

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