COLIN GREENWOOD of Radiohead
MICK JONES of The Clash/Big Audio Dynamite
NATHAN FOLLOWILL of Kings Of Leon
TERRI NUNN of Berlin/KCSN
In 1961, Gary U.S. Bonds hit #1 in the US with “Quarter To Three,” and he stayed there for two weeks.
In 1965, The Byrds went to #1 on the US singles chart with their version of Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man,” the recording generally considered to be the beginning of folk rock and the “California Sound.” Roger McGuinn was the only member of The Byrds who actually played on that recording, with the rest of the instruments played by the famed Wrecking Crew session musicians.
In 1972, During sessions at Olympic Studios in London, David Bowie recorded “John, I’m Only Dancing” with Mick Ronson on lead guitar and Lou Reed on rhythm guitar.
In 1973, Mick Jagger was named in a London paternity suit initiated by model Marsha Hunt, who claimed that Sir Mick was the father of her two-year-old daughter. The Rolling Stones frontman later underwent a blood test, which proved he was not the dad. On the same day Mick was named in the paternity suit, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and his girlfriend Anita Pallenberg were arrested at their home in London on drugs and gun charges.
In 1977, Indianapolis’s Market Square Arena was the site of Elvis Presley’s final concert.
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