This Day in Music History
1956 : Johnny Cash makes his first appearance on the Grand Old Opry show in Nashville.
1956 : A riot breaks out at a Fats Domino concert in San Jose, California, with twelve injured.
1968 : The Yardbirds disband immediately after a gig in Luton, England. Jimmy Page begins forming what will become Led Zeppelin.
1980 : The last Led Zeppelin concert is held, in West Berlin.
2001 : The Pointer Sisters' June Pointer completes her court-ordered rehab for cocaine.
2007 : Al Gore’s Live Earth brings together over 150 artists for 24 hours of music over seven continents. This series of benefit concerts, a call to battle against the growing climate crisis, includes a headlining spot for UB40 at the Coca-Cola Dome near Johannesburg, South Africa.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com