Today In Music History – January 28th

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Every day on Radio Nova, just before 11am, we play a couple of songs key to “today in music history” Have a listen! But for now – here’s some light reading and watching. January 28th in Music History looks like this.

1965, The Who made their television debut on the British show ‘Ready Steady Go!’ performing the song ‘I Can’t Explain’.

1968, At an adult movie theatre in Las Vegas, Jim Morrison was arrested for being drunk and disorderly.

1977, Pink Floyd released their tenth album titled Animals. The cover was a picture of Battersea Power Station in London with an inflatable pig floating between the towers.

1978, Fleetwood Mac‘s LP Rumours went to number one on the album chart in America and the UK, it sold over 15 million copies.

1984, After a Motley Crue gig, Tommy Lee knocked a fan unconscious after he made a remark about the drummer’s girlfriend posing for Penthouse magazine.

1998, In a tiny English pub in Santa Monica, Noel Gallagher played an impromptu twenty minute show for 250 lucky punters.

 

2015, Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler was arrested after officers were called to the Corkscrew Saloon in Death Valley National Park, California. Geezer was arrested for misdemeanor assault, public intoxication and vandalism after a fight broke out in the bar.

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