1980: Cheap Trick announced the departure of bassist Tom Petersson, citing personal & musical differences as the reasons for his departure. He rejoined Cheap Trick in 1988.
1970: Elton John made his U.S. live debut at the Troubadour in Los Angeles where he was booked for a full week.
1966: The Doors entered Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood to begin recording their self-titled debut album which was released the following January.
1980: David Bowie went to number one on the U.K. Single Chart with “Ashes to Ashes”. The video would go on to become one of the most iconic videos of the 1980’s.
1981: Foreigner’s fourth album appropriately titled 4 reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first of ten non-consecutive weeks on top of the chart.
1977: Alice Cooper began a two-night stand at The Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas where he recorded his first live album The Alice Cooper Show.
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