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This Day in Music History: February 16th
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1993: Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ian McLagen & Kenney Jones reunited for an impromptu Faces reunion at the Brit Awards. Bill Wyman filled in on bass for Ronnie Lane who was battling Multiple Sclerosis at the time.

1992: Mick Jagger was denied entry into Japan due to a drug conviction in 1969 & spent the night in a hotel near Tokyo’s Narita Airport. Jagger was eventually issued a visa.

1990: Ike Turner was sentenced to four years in prison for possession & transport of cocaine. He would be released after serving 18 months.

1985: Bruce Springsteen went to number one on the U.K. Album Chart for the first time with Born in the U.S.A. 

1985: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo became parents for the first time as their daughter Haley Egeana was born.

1984: Jerry Lee Lewis surrendered to federal authorities on charges of income tax evasion. Lewis would later be acquitted.

1974: Bob Dylan reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first time with his fourteenth studio album Planet Waves which spent four weeks on top.

1972: John Lennon performed with Chuck Berry on The Mike Douglas Show, performing Memphis & Johnnie B. Goode during Lennon & Yoko Ono’s week-long stint hosting The Mike Douglas Show.

1972: Shirley Watts, wife of The Rolling Stones’ drummer Charlie Watts was arrested at Nice Airport in Nice, France for hitting and swearing at French Customs officials.

Sonny Bono born in 1935


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