March 6 : This Day in Music History Miscellaneous

This Day in Music History
Miscellaneous
March 6

1958 : Sam Cooke makes his first appearance at the Copacabana in New York (unlike his 1964 appearance, this one is less-than spectacular).

1975 : Led Zeppelin's "Physical Graffiti" is certified gold.

1975 : Average White Band's "Pick Up The Pieces" is certified gold.

1998 : Oasis' Liam Gallagher is charged with assault in an Australian court after allegedly head-butting a fan and breaking the fan’s nose. Gallagher pleads not guilty.

2000 : Eric Clapton is inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, making him the first person inducted three times. He also got in as a member of The Yardbirds and Cream.

2004 : David Crosby (The Byrds, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young) is arrested on marijuana and weapons charges in New York City (he's given a $5,000 fine and a conditional discharge).

2009 : Thousands of Phish fans descend upon Hampton, Virginia, to see Page McConnell, John Fishman, Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon return to the stage.

Texts from calendar.songfacts.com

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