June 7 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
June 7

1969 : Blind Faith perform their first and only live gig at a free concert in London's Hyde Park.

1971 : Carole King's "Tapestry" is certified gold.

1972 : The musical, "Grease" opens on Broadway.

1979 : Chuck Berry pleads guilty to income tax evasion and is sentenced to 120 days in federal prison.

1982 : Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion opens for public tours.

1993 : Ground is broken for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.

1994 : Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane/Starship is sentenced to 200 hours of community service on charges of pointing a loaded gun at police who responded to reports of a disturbance at her hom on March 5th.

2007 : Rancho Mirage, California names a street after one-time resident Dean Martin.

2008 : Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones make a surprise appearance to jam with Foo Fighters during their Wembley Stadium gig in London. The one-night-only supergroup plays Rock And Roll and Ramble On.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com


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