This Day in Music History: July 10th
1997: Chrissy Hynde married sculptor Lucho Brieva, an artist from Colombia 14 years her junior. They would separate in 2002.
1993: Bob Seger got married for the third time when he married Juanita Dorricott. They are still married to this day & have had two children together.
1989: David F. Persall of Manchester, NH was charged with stealing Richie Sambora’s $2,000 white Kramer guitar during a Bon Jovi concert two days earlier at Riverfront Park in Manchester. Persall was released on $1,000 bail.
1987: John Hammond, producer and record executive who brought Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Ray Vaughan to Columbia Records died after a series of strokes.
1986: Jerry Garcia lapsed into a diabetic coma, waking up five days later. The coma caused Garcia to have to relearn how to play guitar.
1979: Chuck Berry was sentenced to five months in jail for income tax evasion in 1973. Berry allegedly bilked the I.R.S. out of $200,000.
1975: Cher filed for divorce from Gregg Allman, 10 days after they married. They later reconsider and exactly one year later on this day she gave birth to their son Elijah.
1968: Eric Clapton announced that Cream would be splitting up following a farewell tour later in the year.
1965: The Rolling Stones started a four week run at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” their first number one in the U.S.