1980: Kiss performed their first concert with new drummer Eric Carr at The Palladium in New York City.
1972: The Who released “Join Together” which went on to reach number seventeen on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.
1979: Cheap Trick peaked at number seven for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “I Want You to Want Me” their first top ten single.
1968: In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida the second album by Iron Butterfly entered the Billboard 200 Album Chart. The album would go on to peak at number four & sell four million copies in the U.S.
1981: In Roy Orbison’s hometown of Odessa, TX, it would be declared Roy Orbison Day. He received keys to the city & performed for the first time in Odessa in 15 years.
1987: Talking Heads’ singer & guitarist David Byrne married actress Adelle Lutz. This was Byrne’s first marriage & the couple would divorce in 2004.
1973: The Kinks’ Ray Davies announced onstage during a Kinks concert at London’s White City Stadium that he would be retiring from music. After the concert he collapsed at a hospital.
1979: Cheap Trick peaked at number four for four weeks on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with Cheap Trick at Budokan which was their first top ten album in the U.S.
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