June 6, 2009



2002, Dee Dee Ramone (Douglas Glenn Colvin), bass guitarist with The Ramones died at his Hollywood, California apartment of a heroin overdose aged 49. He was the group's primary songwriter, penning songs such as 'Rockaway Beach', '53rd & 3rd', and 'Poison Heart'.









1982, Tom Petty, Crosby Stills & Nash, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks and Jackson Browne all appeared at The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California to a crowd of 85,000 fans.  (I was there!)







1962, the first Beatles recording session took place at Abbey Road studios. The group recorded four tracks, one of which was ‘Love Me Do’, the four musicians received payments for the session of £7.10 ($12.07) each.

For the full list check out This Day in Music

2 comments:

LazyKing said...

I'm sure you had GREAT BIG time at Pasadena with all the other 85000 music lovers, lool. That must have been insane.
Tell us more about that story :) please, loool

Barbara(aka Layla) said...

Hey King! I just happen to have written about it a couple of months ago and you are right, it was insane:

http://laylasclassicrock.blogspot.com/2009/04/karma-got-me-on-peace-sunday-at-rose.html

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