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This Day in Music History: August 12th

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1999: Alice Cooper’s music publisher reached an out of court settlement with Kiss’ music publisher over a claim that Kiss’ song “Dreamin’” sounded a little too close to Alice Cooper’s breakthrough hit “I’m Eighteen”.

1994: Woodstock ’94 kicked off in Saugerties, NY. The three day festival included performances by Aerosmith, the Allman Brothers Band, The Band, Joe Cocker, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Metallica, Todd Rundgren, Santana & Traffic.

1994: Heart began a five night stand at the Backstage Club in Seattle to record their acoustic album The Road Home which was released the following year.

1993: Neil Young kicked off the North American leg of his tour at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, SD. Young was backed by Booker T & the MG’s on this tour & the tour would feature opening acts such as Soundgarden & Pearl Jam.

1989: The two day Moscow Music Peace Festival kicked off at Lenin Stadium to promote fighting drug abuse in Russia & the U.S. Artists on the bill included Bon Jovi, Cinderella, Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne, the Scorpions and Skid Row.

1989: Great White peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their cover of Ian Hunter’s “Once Bitten, Twice Shy” which was their only top ten single in the U.S.

1972: Alice Cooper reached the top of the U.K. Singles Chart with “School’s Out” which spent three weeks on top of the chart. It was Cooper’s only number one single in the U.K.

1968: John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant met each other for the first time for a rehearsal. The first song they played was “Train Kept A-Rollin’”.

1967: Fleetwood Mac made their live debut at London’s National Jazz & Blues Festival. The festival’s headliners were Donavan and Pink Floyd. 

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    I was at Toads 8/12/1989. 7 months pregnant. I was allowed to come in early bcz they had pity on me. I lined the bar with shot glasses to hold seats for the 6 of us. My friend worked for Koplik and Finkel and I was one of the priviledged ones. The show was actually suppose to be 2 weeks prior but was changed. I have a dozen pictures from that date. Most awesome time. There was a period of time where the doors were open, there were 500 peeps inside and no one else came in! All that knew where there already. They covered the telephones with black sheets so no one could call out and ruin the secret. Once the band came on, no addtional people were allowed in. There was a media frenzy outside! I gave the inside scoop to my boss at the time who is a huge Stones fan, he didn't believe me...didn't show. Will always regret not listening to me. Several years later at the "Steal Wheels" concert, I wore a sweatshirt that said "August 12 1989 I was at Toad's Place, where where you?" Well I had so many people come to me and tell me the exact place they were at when then heard the news. A memory I will never forget.
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