Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1941 and 2008.
On this day in 1941 Graeme Edge future drummer for The Moody Blues is born in Rochester, England.
On this day in 1943 Kenny Forssi future bassist for Love is born in Cleveland, Ohio.
On this day in 1945 future singer-songwriter/guitarist Eric Clapton is born in Ripley, England.
On this day in 1963 Lesley Gore records her version of “It's My Party".
On this day in 1966 85 rioters are arrested at a Rolling Stones concert in Paris, France.
On this day in 1967 The Beatles shoot the cover of their Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album at Chelsea Manor Studios in London. Also on this day The Turtles’ “Happy Together” hits number one in the US.
On this day in 1985 Phil Collins' “One More Night” becomes his second number one single.
On this day in 2004 T.I. turns himself in to police after a warrant is issued for his arrest. The rapper is taken into custody for violating the terms of a previous drug arrest in 1997. He is also charged with distributing cocaine, manufacturing and distributing a controlled substance, and giving authorities a false name.
On this day in 2008 R&B singer Sean Levert dies at the age of 39.