This Day in Music History
1968 : Brian Jones (The Rolling Stones) is arrested for a second time for marijuana possession.
1979 : Elton John becomes the first western act to tour the U.S.S.R. when he plays the first of eight concerts at a show in Leningrad.
1980 : Joe Strummer of The Clash is arrested at a Hamburg, West Germany, show after smashing his guitar over the head of an unruly audience member.
1981 : Reggae star Bob Marley is buried with state honors in St. Ann’s, Jamaica.
2000 : Fontella Bass is inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
2001 : U2 lead singer Bono and his wife Ali welcome a new baby boy.
2003 : Ike Turner is refused entry into Japan because of a past drug conviction.
2008 : Lou Pearlman, manager of Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync, is sentenced to 25 years in prison on four federal charges: two counts of conspiracy, money laundering and using false statements in a bankruptcy proceeding.
Texts from calendar.songfacts.com