Saturday, 28 November 2015

Today in rock history 28th November

Today in rock history Saturday 28th November
1948 – Beeb Birtles, a guitarist who played with Rick Springfield in his old band Zoot and later with the Little River Band, is born in Amsterdam.
 1949 – Hugh McKenna, keyboardist with the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, is born.
 1962 – Matt Cameron, drummer for Soundgarden, is born in San Diego, Calif.
 1968 – John Lennon pleads guilty to possession of cannabis following his arrest in October. He’s fined 150 pounds.
  1969 – Ringo Starr records tracks for his Sentimental Journey LP.
1974 – Elton John and John Lennon sing a duet of “I Saw Her Standing There” at Madison Square Garden in New York.
1974 – Lennon is reunited with Yoko Ono after his yearlong, booze-sodden “Lost Weekend.” 
1990 – Charges of assault are dropped against Axl Rose. Los Angeles prosecutors were unable to find enough evidence to prosecute the Guns N’ Roses singer, who was alleged to have hit his neighbor over the head with an empty wine bottle.
 2005 – Former Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell sues his ex-wife and one-time manager Susan J. Silver, seeking more than $1 million in damages. Cornell claims, among other things, that Silver diverted monies owed to Cornell to the other Soundgarden band members.
 2005 – Kinks vocalist/guitarist Ray Davies plays his first solo date in New York in years at the Supper Club, treating fans to six songs that are to appear on his first solo album.
 2006 – US actress Pamela Anderson has filed for divorce from rapper Kid Rock after four months of marriage. In a statement on her website the 39-year-old confirmed she had split from Rock.

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