This Day in Music History: May 30th

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2003: Mickie Most, producer of artists such as The Animals, Jeff Beck & Herman’s Hermits died of cancer. He was 64 years old.


1997: Neil Young cancelled a European tour after Young cut his finger open while slicing a sandwich.


1994: Metallica kicked off the final leg of their tour in support of their self-titled fifth album at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center outside of Buffalo.


1992: Paul Simon married Edie Brickell in a private civil ceremony at their home in Montauk, NY.


1992: The Black Crowes debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion which spent one week on top of the chart.


1980: Carl Radle, bassist of Derek and the Dominos died of a kidney ailment brought on by the effects of alcohol and narcotics. He was 37 years old.


1975: Alice Cooper’s first solo album Welcome to My Nightmare was certified Gold by the RIAA. It later went on to sell one million copies in the U.S.


1971: 36 people are hospitalized during a Grateful Dead concert at the Winterland Auditorium in San Francisco, CA after drinking apple drink spiked with LSD.


1968: The Beatles began recording their self-titled album at Abbey Road Studios in London.


Birthdays:
Topper Headon-drummer for The Clash born in 1955


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