Sunday, July 3, 2011


1854 - Composer Leos Janacek was born.

1879 - Composer Philippe Gaubert was born.

1941 - Cab Calloway and his orchestra recorded the standard, "St. James Infirmary."

1969 - Brian Jones (formerly of the Rolling Stones) was found dead in his swimming pool at his Cotchford Farm, Hartfield, England, home.

1971 - Jim Morrison (Doors) died in Paris at age 27.

1975 - Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night) was arrested for cocaine possession.

1995 - Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) pled innocent to drug charges.

2000 - Dawn Boyle and Greg Kostakis danced to Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC at their wedding.

2002 - Sony/ATV Publishing announced it would buy a country music catalog from Gaylord Entertainment for $157 million.

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