On this day in 1981 Chris Squire and Alan White of Yes begin rehearsals with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin. It doesn't lead anywhere,and Yes gets back together to release their 1983 album 90125.
Dexys Midnight Runners, Aretha Franklin and George Michael
On this day in 1983 Dexys Midnight Runners's “Come On Eileen” hits number one in the US.
On this day in 1987 Aretha Franklin scores a number one hit in the US with "I Knew You Were Waiting For Me," a duet with George Michael of Wham! Her first Number One in 19 years and ten months, it breaks the record for the longest span between number one hits.
Etta James, Storm Thorgerson and Boogie Mosson
On this day in 2003 Etta James gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
On this day in 2013 Storm Thorgerson, the designer for album covers for Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd) and Boogie Mosson bassist for Parliament-Funkadelic both die at the ages of 69 and 60 respectively.