Elvis closed in on #1 with "It's Now or Never"
1964: Bob Dylan released his album Another Side of Bob Dylan.
1970: Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 moved into the #1 slot on the album chart with CCR's great Cosmo's Factory close behind. The Soundtrack to "Woodstock" was the previous #1, followed by Let It Be from the Beatles and McCartney by Paul McCartney. The rest of the Top 10: ABC from the Jackson 5, Deja Vu by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Self Portrait by Bob Dylan, Chicago II moving into the Top 10 and the Who with Live at Leeds.
Alive & Kicking had one of the great-sounding songs of the summer
1975: Cannonball Adderley ("Mercy, Mercy, Mercy") died of a stroke at the age of 46 in Gary, Indiana.
1976: Boston released their epic debut album.
1981: The Pretenders were in concert in Fort Pierce, Florida.
1981: "Jessie's Girl" by Rick Springfield held on to #1 but Diana Ross & Lionel Richie were gaining fast with "Endless Love", which moved from 14 to 2 on this date. Joey Scarbury's "Theme from 'Greatest American Hero' (Believe It or Not)" was at 3 while Kenny Rogers remained at #4 with "I Don't Need You".
1986: David Crosby was released from prison after serving his sentence for drug and weapons possession.
T'Pau had one hit, but it was a great one
1992: TLC had the #1 R&B song with "Baby-Baby-Baby".
2000: The head of security for James Brown was arrested in connection with an Augusta, Georgia fire that destroyed Brown's offices.
2005: Marc Cohn was shot in the head after a tour bus was stopped in Denver--he miraculously survived.
2005: In today's "Inmates Run Rap Music" segment, rapper Young Buck and Lloyd Banks were arrested for possessing a handgun and loaded gun.
2006: Travis Barker of Blink-182 filed for divorce from wife Shanna Moakler.
1949: Keith Carradine, actor and Oscar winner of best song from the movie Nashville ("I'm Easy) was born in San Mateo, California.
1949: Airrion Love, singer with the Stylistics, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1950: Andy Fairweather-Low, singer and songwriter with Amen Corner, a solo artist, and session guitar with with Elton John, George Harrison Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Jackson Browne and Ringo Starr, was born in Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales .
1952: Anton Fig, who was the drummer for Bob Dylan and Cyndi Lauper, was born in Cape Town, South Africa.
1956: Ali Score, drummer with of A Flock of Seagulls
1957: Dennis Drew, keyboardist with 10,000 Maniacs, was born in Jamestown, New York.
1958: Christopher Foreman, guitarist with Madness
1961: The Edge (David Evans), guitarist of U2, was born in County Dublin, Ireland.
1961: Andy Fletcher, co-founder and synthesizer player of Depeche Mode, was born in Nottingham, England.
1961: Paul Jackson, bassist with T'Pau ("Heart and Soul" from 1987), was born in Telford, England.
1968: Ian Moore, guitarist who has appeared with Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones and ZZ Top, was born in Berkeley, California.