Friday September 18th
1950 – Michael Hossack, drummer with the Doobie Brothers, is born in Paterson, N.J.
1952 – Bassist Dee Dee Ramone of the Ramones is born.
1966 – The Doors appeared at Bido Lito’s, Hollywood, California. Also on the bill The Seeds.
1967 – In London’s Raymond Revue Bar, the Beatles shoot the striptease scene for The Magical Mystery Tour.
1970 – Jimi Hendrix is found dead from barbiturate overdose.
1971 – Pink Floyd performs at the Classical Music Festival in Montreux, Switzerland. They become the first rock group to play the festival, performing their work “Atom Heart Mother.”
1974 – Listeners tuning in to New York’s WNEW-FM tonight might hear a soothing Liverpudlian voice taking them into the night. The guest DJ is John Lennon.
1976 – At Don Kirshner’s Rock Music Awards, Fleetwood Mac win Best Group and Best Album for Fleetwood Mac.
1983 – Members of Kiss appear on MTV without their trademark makeup.
1997 – The Rolling Stones play Chicago’s Double Door Club as a warm-up for their Bridges to Babylon tour.
2000 – Rick Springfield is arrested for alleged spousal assault after police discover “minor injuries” on his wife. He’s released just in time to tape an episode of Behind the Music.
2004 – Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young perform at the 19th annual Farm Aid in Auburn, Washington.
2008 – One of the bigger breakout hits of the Toronto Film Festival was It Might Get Loud, a documentary that consists entirely of Jimmy Page, Jack White and The Edge swapping stories, expounding on their experiences and of course jamming with each other.