Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1939 and 1999.
On this day in 1939 future songstress Dusty Springfield is born in London, England.
On this day in 1947 Gerry Rafferty, future singer-songwriter for Stealers Wheel, is born in Renfrewshire, Scotland.
On this day in 1964 David Pirner, future singer-songwriter for Soul Asylum, is born in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Also on this day The Rolling Stones release The Rolling Stones.
On this day in 1969 Elektra drops the MC5 after the retailer Hudson's pulls all Elektra albums in retaliation for an ad the MC5 put in an underground paper that said "F*ck Hudson's." The band was upset because they refused to stock their Kick Out The Jams album. Also on this day The Beatles are in the studio working on the songs “Old Brown Shoe” and “Something”.