This Day in Music History: April 29th
1998: During an Aerosmith concert in Anchorage, AK, Steven Tyler suffered a knee ligament injury after he dropped his microphone stand on his knee during “Mama Kin” which caused them postpone their tour until September of that year.
1993: Mick Ronson, guitarist for David Bowie, Ian Hunter, Lou Reed and Bob Dylan died of liver cancer in the U.K. He was 46 years old.
1990: ABC premiered The Beach Boys docudrama Summer Dreams: The Story of The Beach Boys.
1989: Jon Bon Jovi married his high school sweetheart Dorothea Hurley at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. They’re still married to this day.
1988: Patti Boyd filed for divorce from Eric Clapton on grounds of Clapton’s adultery with Italian television personality Lory Del Santo.
1981: Van Halen released their fourth album Fair Warning which went on to reach number five on the Billboard 200 Album Chart and sell two million copies in the U.S.
1980: Against The Wind by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band was simultaneously certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA. The album later went on to sell five million copies in the U.S. & became Seger’s first and only number one album in the U.S.
1976: Bruce Springsteen scaled the fence of Graceland in an attempt to meet his idol, Elvis Presley. Security guards stopped Springsteen and escorted him off the grounds.
1972: John Lennon & Yoko Ono received support from then-New York City mayor John Lindsay to stay in the U.S.
Klaus Voormann-bassist for Manfred Mann born in 1938
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