On this day in 1965, Paul Simon dropped out of law school to become a full-time musician.

We jump to this day in 1974, when Free’s Paul Rodgers and Simon Kirke, join Mott The Hoople’s Mick Ralphs, and King Crimson’s Boz Burrell and create the band Bad Company.

Neil Sedaka gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on this day in 1978.

It was on this day in 1980, that Studio 54 owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager are sentenced to 3 ½ years in jail on charges of tax evasion, which soon brings the legendary disco to an end.

The Fourth Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are held in New York City on this day in 1989. Inductees include Dion, Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones, The Temptations, and Stevie Wonder, who at the time was only 38 and the youngest person to be inducted.

And it was just one year ago today that we lost Glenn Frey at age 67. Along with being a co-founder of the group the Eagles, Frey had a slew of solo hits and TV appearances including his own short lived series called “South of Sunset.” His biggest solo hit was “The Heat Is On,” which hit #2  in 1985.



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