Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1932 and 2009.
On this day in 1932 future singer-songwriter and guitarist Carl Perkins is born in Ridgely, Tennessee.
On this day in 1944 Gene Parsons, future singer-songwriter and musician of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, is born in Morongo Valley, California.
On this day in 1964 Capitol Records reaches an out-of-court settlement with Vee-Jay Records over several Beatles records it claims the latter did not have the right to release.
On this day in 1965 Bruce Johnston joins The Beach Boys as the permanent replacement for Brian Wilson. Also on this day The Beatles release the single “Ticket To Ride”/”Yes It Is” in the United Kingdom.
On this day in 1966 guitarist Jeff Beck collapses onstage at a Yardbirds concert in France. Said their drummer Jim McCarty: "You never really quite knew what was going to happen with him."