This Day in Music History
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