Jodie Sweetin from Full and Fuller House (Stephanie), is 35. Dewey Bunnell from the group America is 65, Martha Davis, lead singer of the Motels, is 66 and Dolly Parton is 71.
Let’s start on this day in 1968, when Creedence Clearwater Revival recorded what became their first hit single, “Suzie Q.”
In Court, on this day in 1971, Ringo Starr testified under oath that “Paul behaved like a spoiled child.” These were the court proceedings to dissolve The Beatles.
It was 1974 at Kent State University in Ohio, Bruce Springsteen was the opening act for Black Oak Arkansas. Tickets sold for $4 each.
Speaking of spoiled child Paul, it was on this day in 1994, that he inducted John Lennon into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, saying, “The thing you must remember is, that I’m the number one John Lennon fan. I love him to this day and I always did love him.”
We have a couple of deaths to round out Today In Music History. It was on this day in 1998 that we lost Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carl Perkins to throat cancer at 65. 8 years later we lost the man that brought us “Mustang Sally” Wilson Pickett who died of a heart attack at 64.
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