This Day in Music History
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