1967 – The Beatles record “Magical Mystery Tour.”

1968 – Sly & the Family Stone release Dance to the Music.

1969 – Joe Cocker makes his TV debut singing “Feelin’ Alright” on The Ed Sullivan Show.

1999 – The Verve announce that they are broken up.

1999 – The Lollapalooza festival tour is cancelled for the second consecutive year.

2008 – Prince makes the crowd go crazy by covering Radiohead’s “Creep” during an epic headlining set after being a last-minute addition to the Coachella Festival.


Information for this post was gathered from This Day in Music, The Music History Calendar, On This Day, and Wikipedia.