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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.


Birthdays:
Sonny Bono born in 1935

 

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