Summer officially starts today at 11:58 am and before get to summer, Lets Do This.  Our last spring morning of looking At Today in History.  Rocking the history books from  Led Zeppelin To Aerosmith, we’ve got ya covered

2016
Lawyers for Led Zeppelin asked a judge to throw out a case accusing the band of stealing the riff for ‘Stairway To Heaven.
2008 t
Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett announced that his Margaritaville Holdings has partnered with New York gambling company Coastal Marina to buy the Trump Marina Hotel Casino for $316 million
2006
Claydes Charles Smith, co-founder and lead guitarist of Kool & the Gang died aged 57 after a long illness.
2004
Organizers at a Paul McCartney gig hired three jets to spray dry ice into the clouds so it wouldn’t rain during the concert. The gig in Petersburg, Russia, was McCartney’s 3,000 concert appearance
2000
The Ronettes were awarded $2.6 million in back earnings from Phil Spector. New York judge Paula Omansky ruled that the legendary producer had cheated them out of royalties.
1992
Mariah Carey scored her sixth US No.1 single with ‘I’ll Be There’.  The song was also a US No.1 for The Jackson Five in 1970.
1987
Aerosmith appeared at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas, the first night on their Permanent Vacation 147 date world tour

Happy Birthday

  • 1967 – Murphy Karges, from The rock band Sugar Ray who had the 1999  single ‘Every Morning’.
  • 1960 -John Taylor, bass and co-founder of Duran Duran
  • 1954 – Michael Anthony, American with Van Halen
  • 1954 – Singer Chris Francfort who as a member of The Gibson Brothers
  • 1953 – Alan Longmuir, from Scottish pop band Bay City Rollers
  • 1949 – Lionel Richie American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer Lionel Richie, who with The Commodores
  • 1946 – Canadian singer Anne Murray

  • Mariah Carey

  • Lionel Richie

  • Jimmy Buffett

  • Kool & The Gang

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