Sunday, July 22, 2018
On This Day:
The Beatles released the album “Introducing the Beatles” in the UK.
Members of The Rolling Stones were fined 15-dollars each after they were found guilty of insulting behavior. The charge stemmed from an accusation that the guys had relieved themselves on the wall of a gas station in East Ham, England, four months earlier.
Jimi Hendrix quit as the opening act on the Monkees’ tour.
The Doors made their first appearance on network TV, performing “Light My Fire” on “American Bandstand.”
Vanilla Fudge made their concert debut, performing with The Byrds and The Seeds at the Village Theater in New York.
Cream’s album “Wheels of Fire” was certified Gold.
The Eagles’ “Take It Easy” peaked at number 12 on the pop singles chart.
Jim Croce’s “You Don’t Mess Around With Jim” and The Carpenters’ “Goodbye To Love” broke into the Top 40.
The Who released the single “Join Together.”
Bob Seger’s “Still the Same” peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.
Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes’ single “Up Where We Belong” was released.
The Who released the album “Live at the Royal Albert Hall.”
Original Doors drummer John Densmore won his lawsuit against former bandmates Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger over their use of the legendary group’s logo and their variation on its name for tours.
Rob Zombie’s horror film “The Devil’s Rejects,” the sequel to his “House of 1000 Corpses,” opened in theaters.
The New York Dolls reunion continued in the wake of bassist Arthur “Killer” Kane’s death, as the band played the first of two concerts in Amagansett, New York.
DEA agents joined the Los Angeles Police Department in launching a raid on the Houston, Texas office of the late Michael Jackson’s physician, Dr. Conrad Murray as authorities continued their investigation into Jackson’s death. Murray had been hired to be the pop icon’s personal physician for his 50-concert stand in London. He was also with Jackson when the singer suffered his fatal cardiac arrest a month earlier.
Darlene Love was hospitalized after unknowingly suffering a heart attack. A day earlier Love had been experiencing stomach pains that became worse 24 hours later — prompting the hospital visit — and she never had any of the typical symptoms associated with a heart attack.
Jon Bon Jovi was among the stars enlisted by the Obama administration to help promote the Affordable Care Act. Others tapped for the task included Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson, and Amy Poehler.
New research found that a person’s taste in music may offer insight into the way in which they think.
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