Classic Hits of the '70s, '80s and More!
 

2008:The soundtrack to the Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young documentary Deja Vu hits stores.

 

2001: Beatles producer George Martin "reportedly" tells a British tabloid George Harrison "knows that he is going to die soon." The next day, a spokesman for Martin says, "We were disgusted and disappointed by the weekend articles...regarding the imminent demise of George Harrison. The reports were unsubstantiated, untrue, insensitive and uncalled for, especially as Mr. Harrison is active and feeling well in spite of health challenges he has had this year. George Martin...has emphatically denied speaking to any newspaper."

 

2000:Beastie Boy Mike D is hurt in New York City when his bicycle hits a pothole. He requires shoulder surgery, which causes the cancellation of the Beasties' Rhyme and Reason 2000 tour with Rage Against the Machine.

 

1984: The Beastie Boys kick off a tour as Madonna's opening act.

 

1972: The Who's "Join Together" single is released.

 

1971: Thirteen days after Jim Morrison's death, The Doors' L-A Woman album is certified gold.

 

1969: Led Zeppelin gets a gold album for its self-titled debut.

 

1967: The Doors make their network T-V debut, lip-synching "Light My Fire" and "Crystal Ship" on American Bandstand. Dick Clark also shows a film clip of The Bee Gees' "New York Mining Disaster 1941."

 

1965: Mick Jagger, Brian Jones and Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones appear in a London courtroom and are found guilty of "insulting behavior" for urinating against a gas station wall. They are each fined five pounds sterling.

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