This Day in Music History: November 15th

1999: Elton John threatened to cancel a scheduled concert in Winnipeg when customs officers searched his plane & kept his entourage waiting for two hours.

1992: Ozzy Osbourne performed what he said at the time would be his final concert ever in Costa Mesa, CA. During the final four songs of his set, he reunited with his former Black Sabbath bandmates. Osbourne began touring again three years later.

1992: The Doors’ guitarist Robbie Krieger, The Lovin’ Spoonful singer John Sebastian, Richie Havens & Spencer Davis made guest appearances on Married… with Children.

1987: Dire Straits became the first band to sell three million copies of one album in the U.K. when Brothers in Arms reached that plateau.

1986: Eddie Money peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Take Me Home Tonight” which was Money’s first top ten single in the U.S.

1974: The Faces released their last single “You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything”. Rod Stewart left the band two years later.

1971: Grand Funk Railroad released their fifth studio album E Pluribus Funk which later peaked at number five on the Billboard 200 album chart & sold one million copies.

1969: Janis Joplin was arrested in Tampa for allegedly using obscene language in concert after she yelled at a policeman for trying to control the crowd with a bullhorn. The charges were later dropped.

1964: The Rolling Stones ended their second American tour. Guitarist Brian Jones missed the final four dates due to being hospitalized with a fever in Chicago.

Birthdays:
Clyde McPhatter-singer for The Drifters born in 1932