March 11 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
Miscellaneous
March 11

1970 : Blood, Sweat & Tears are nominated for a then-record eleven Grammy Awards (but only win three).

1970 : The 5th Dimension win the Record of the Year Grammy for "Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In". Blood, Sweat & Tears win Album of the Year, and Crosby, Stills & Nash win Best New Artist.

1982 : Jimmy Sohns of the Shadows of Knight is arrested for distributing cocaine.
 

1994 : The Supremes receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
 

1997 : Paul McCartney is knighted by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace, becoming "Sir" Paul McCartney.

2002 : Connie Francis sues her record label for over $10 million for unpaid royalties and "inappropriate" licensing of her recordings.

2003 : The punk band 311 designates 3/11 as their own personal holiday.
 

2008 : Kid Rock returns to the Waffle House in Duluth, Georgia (where he was involved in a brawl the previous year) to hang out with Waffle House workers and customers as part of a charity meet-and-greet.

2008 : The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Madonna, John Mellencamp, Leonard Cohen, The Ventures and The Dave Clark Five at ceremony in New York.

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