Today In Music History – May 7th

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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. May 7th in Music History looks like this.

1974, Led Zeppelin held a party at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City for the launch of their new record label, Swan Song.

1977, The Eagles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Hotel California’.

1983 Former Jam leader Paul Weller unveiled his new group The Style Council at an anti nuclear benefit gig in London.

1991, Wilson Pickett was arrested after driving his car over the mayor’s front garden in Englewood, New Jersey. Pickett was charged with driving with open bottles of booze in his car.

1992, A leather Jacket worn by John Lennon during 1960-1963, was sold at Christies, London, England for £24,200.

Celebrating birthdays today, Christy Moore, Thelma Houston, Phil Campbell of Motorhead and drummer Matt Helders of Arctic Monkeys.

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