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. August 9th in Music History looks like this.
1967, Scott McKenzie was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair).’
1980, Ten original Gerald Scarfe drawings for Pink Floyd‘s album The Wall were stolen from the foyer of Earls Court, London, England where they were being exhibited.
1986, 250 Gary Numan fans picketed BBC Radio 1 in London, demanding more airtime for their favourite pop star.
1986, Queen ended their Magic European tour at Knebworth Park, Stevenage, England, with over 120,000 fans witnessing what would be Queen’s last ever live performance with Freddie.
1995, Jerry Garcia guitarist and singer from The Grateful Dead died from a heart attack.
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