This Day in Music History: August 28th

1999: Cheap Trick performed their 25th anniversary concert at Davis Park in their hometown of Rockford, IL. Some special guests included Slash, Billy Corgan, and Art Alexakis. They performed at least one song from all of their albums.

1993: Iron Maiden performed their final concert with singer Bruce Dickinson at the Pinewood Studios in London & it was broadcast live on pay-per-view in the U.S. Dickinson later re-joined Iron Maiden in 1999 & is still singing for them to this day.

1991: The final date of the first annual Lollapalooza tour took place at the King County Fairgrounds outside of Seattle which was headlined by Jane’s Addiction & also featured Living Colour and Nine Inch Nails. The tour was one of the hottest tickets on the U.S. summer tour circuit becoming the 1990’s most successful tour packages.

1986: Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks and Neil Young performed at a concert in Long Beach, CA that was billed Get Tough on Toxics.

1982: Eddie Money appeared on American Bandstand where he performed “Think I’m in Love” & “Shakin’”.

1976: Peter Frampton peaked at number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Baby, I Love Your Way” Frampton’s second top forty single in the U.S.

1971: Five Man Electrical Band peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Signs” which was their first and only top ten single in the U.S.

1969: Mary McCartney, the first child of Linda & Paul McCartney was born in London.

1964: After a concert at New York’s Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, The Beatles met Bob Dylan for the first time. Dylan introduced marijuana to The Beatles during this meeting.