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This Day in Music History: March 7th

2004: Paul McCartney’s net worth was estimated by the U.K.’s The Mail on Sunday to be $1.3 billion, more than Mick Jagger, Elton John & Madonna’s fortunes combined.



2002: The Osbournes reality show, featuring Ozzy Osbourne & his family premiered on MTV. During its first season, it was cited as the most watched program ever on MTV.



2001: Kiss singer & guitarist Paul Stanley was served divorce papers from his wife of nine years Pamela Bowen Stanley, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the divorce.



1994: Jefferson Airplane singer Grace Slick was arrested outside of her home in Tiburon, CA for waving a shotgun at police after police arrived to investigate a domestic dispute. Slick was sentenced to 200 hours of community service & ordered to attend four Alcoholics Anonymous meetings a week for three straight months.



1975: Rod Stewart met Swedish model and actress Britt Ekland at a party in Los Angeles thrown by Joni Mitchell.



1974: Gregg Allman’s debut solo album Laid Back released the previous year was certified gold by the RIAA.



1973: Jimi Hendrix’s co-manager Michael Jeffery was one of 68 passengers killed in a mid-air collision over Nantes, France. Jeffrey was en route to London to a court appearance in London related to Hendrix.



1971: During a concert in Belfast, Led Zeppelin performed “Stairway to Heaven”, “Rock and Roll”, “Black Dog” & “Going to California” live for the first time.


1963: The Beatles recorded “From Me to You” at EMI Studios in London, five days after John Lennon & Paul McCartney wrote the song.



Birthdays:
John Frusciante-guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers born in 1970

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