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This Day in Music History: March 24th

2003: David Lee Roth began a week-long stint filling in as a morning DJ on a Los Angeles radio station.



2001: A portion of Georgia State Route 19 in Macon, GA was named Duane Allman Boulevard near where Allman died in a motorcycle crash in 1971 & a bridge on the same highway was named the Raymond Berry Oakley III Bridge. It was also named Duane Allman Day & Raymond Berry Oakley III Day in Macon.


1991: Billy Joel performed the final concert of his tour in support of Storm Front at the Palacio De Los Deportes in Mexico City. During the four concert stand Joel drew 80,832 attendees. 


1991: The Black Crowes were fired as the support act for ZZ Top for repeatedly criticizing the tour’s sponsor.


1979: The Cars peaked at number 18 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with their self-titled debut album which later went on to sell six million copies in the U.S.


1973: Lou Reed was bitten on his bottom by a fan that jumped onstage during a concert in Buffalo. The fan that bit Reed was thrown out & Reed finished the concert. Reed commented after the concert that the U.S. “seems to breed real animals”.


1973: Alice Cooper’s sixth studio album Billion Dollar Babies entered the U.K. Album Chart at number one.


1962: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards performed together onstage for the first time in Earling, U.K. with their band Little Boy Blue and the Blue Boys. 


1958: Elvis Presley reported to the Memphis Draft Board to be inducted into the U.S. Army, his serial number was 53 310 761.


Birthdays:
Dougie Thomson-bassist for Supertramp born in 1951

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