Rock and Roll Recap June 13
Rock and Roll Recap for June 13 featuring Frank Zappa, Pink Floyd, Sting and more.
2003 - Sting and Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour received the honor of Commander of the Order of the British Empire from the Queen for their services in the music industry.
2000 - Sting filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization over the rights to the domain name, www.sting.com Sting says a guy in Marietta, Georgia had registered the URL and offered to sell it back to the singer for 25-thousand dollars.
2000 - A roadie who worked with Elton John was arrested and charged with smuggling millions of pounds of ecstasy into Great Britain.
1975 - John Lennon made his last TV appearance on a UK TV show to sing "Imagine" and "Slippin' and Slidin'." He retired to become a house-husband and raise his son, Sean.
1969 - The Rolling Stones held a photo call in London's Hyde Park to introduce new guitarist Mick Taylor.
1958 - Frank Zappa graduated from Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster, California.
I wonder if Zappa was born with his iconic mustache?