Today In Music History: 03/28/17

The lady that can wear meat, Lady Gaga, is 31. Salt, Real name Cheryl James, is 51 and Reba McEntire is turning 62 today.

This day in 1967 featured one of the great songs of all time getting recorded, as Van Morrison layed down “Brown Eyed Girl.”

On this day in 1970, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young released “Woodstock.” The song was written by Joni Mitchell, who was watching clips of the festival on T.V. She was also dating Graham Nash at the time.

Let’s jump to this day in 1973, when Led Zeppelin released “Houses Of The Holy,” featuring two of my fave Zep tunes, “D’yer Mak’er” and “The Song Remains The Same.”

The first tour for Genesis, with Phil Collins singing lead, started on this day in 1976 in Buffalo, New York. Phil quit the group on the exact same day 20 years later.

On this day in 1981 Blondie became the first group to have a million selling song that featured rap, as “Rapture” was certified gold.

It was a great radio moment on this day in 1985, as over 6,000 radio stations nationwide, played “We Are The World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m.

On this day in 1992, at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in California, Ozzy Osbourne invited the first two rows of the audience to join him on stage. The fans came and the stage buckled. It caused over $100,000 in damage to the venue.

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