Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1948 and 2009.
On this day in 1948 future vocalist Mary MacGregor is born in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
On this day in 1965 at a hotel in Clearwater, Florida, Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones can't sleep because there's a guitar riff running through his head. He messes around with his new Gibson Fuzz Box amp, rolls a tape, falls asleep and wakes up the next morning to find he's recorded the riff to “(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction.”
On this day in 1971 Ike and Tina Turner's “Proud Mary” goes gold.
On this day in 1972 Elton John releases the single “Rocket Man”.