This Day in Music History: July 3rd

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2004: David Crosby was fined $5,000 for criminal possession of a weapon after a gun a knife and marijuana were found in his luggage in New York in March of 2004.


1996: Foreigner, REO Speedwagon & Peter Frampton kicked off a tour at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center in Darien Center, NY outside of Buffalo.


1988: The final Texxas Jam took place at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas which featured the U.S. Monsters of Rock tour which included Van Halen, the Scorpions & Metallica. During Van Halen’s set, Sammy Hagar lost his voice & promised to play a free concert in Dallas which they did three years later.


1982: Foreigner headlined a festival at Rich Stadium in Buffalo which also included Loverboy, Ted Nugent & Iron Maiden as the openers.


1982: 38 Special peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Caught Up in You” which was their first top ten single in the U.S.


1973: David Bowie announced that he was retiring the Ziggy Stardust persona from live performances during a concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London.


1971: Jim Morrison, legendary singer and lyricist for The Doors was found dead in the bathtub of his apartment in Paris, apparently of heart failure. He was 27 years old.


1969: Brian Jones, former guitarist for the Rolling Stones was found dead in his swimming pool in Hartfield, England. He was 27 years old.


1965: The Yardbirds peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “For Your Love” which was their first top ten single in the U.S.


Birthdays:
Tommy Tedesco-session guitarist born in 1930

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