June 28 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
June 28

1969 : Billy Cox is hired as bassist in Jimi Hendrix's band.

1975: Tim Buckley gives what is to be his last concert in Dallas, tragically overdosing on heroin and morphine the next day.

1988: Berry Gordy sells Motown to MCA for $61 million, effectively ending the golden era of independent record label ownership.

1997 : George Harrison has an operation to remove a cancerous growth from his neck.

2007 : Rod Stewart receives ten stitches in his leg after slipping onstage in Manchester, England.

2007 : Jimmie Rodgers has brain surgery in Hot Springs, Arkansas and doctors discover his skull has miraculously regenerated.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com


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