This Day in Music History: March 21st
2005: MTV aired the final episode of The Osbournes. Dr. Phil McGraw visited the family where he held a frank discussion about drug abuse & other issues.
1994: Bruce Springsteen won the Best Music, Original Song Oscar at the 66th Academy Awards for “Streets of Philadelphia”.
1992: Johnny & Edgar Winter performed together for the first time in 15 years at the Sting club in New Britain, CT.
1991: Leo Fender, the inventor of the Stratocaster & Telecaster guitars died from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 81 years old.
1987: ZZ Top played the final date of their fourteen month tour in support of Afterburner at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, HI.
1983: Pink Floyd released The Final Cut, which was their final album with bassist & singer Roger Waters.
1981: John Lennon peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart posthumously with “Woman” which was Lennon’s sixth top ten single in the U.S.
1976: David Bowie & Iggy Pop were arrested in their hotel room in Rochester, NY for suspected marijuana possession. The charges were later dropped.
1970: Santana peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Evil Ways” which was their first top ten single in the U.S.
Roger Hodgson-guitarist & singer for Supertramp born in 1950
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