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This Day in Music History: April 28th
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2002: Motley Crue singer Vince Neil allegedly attacked record producer Michael Schuman outside of the Rainbow Bar and Grill in West Hollywood, CA. Neil later pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of battery.

1999: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1990: Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose married girlfriend Erin Everly, daughter of The Everly Brothers’ Don Everly at the Cupid Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. Their marriage would be annulled in January 1991.

1990: Robert Plant peaked at number thirteen on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with his fifth full-length solo album Manic Nirvana which went on to go Gold in the U.S.

1990: Motley Crue peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Without You” which was their second and final top ten single in the U.S.

1987: While on a plane en route from Miami to Boston, Ozzy Osbourne bought three rounds of drinks for everyone on the plane and sang “Crazy Train” over the PA system.

1984: Bon Jovi made their debut appearance on U.S. television on American Bandstand where they performed “Runaway” & “She Don’t Know Me”. 

1978: Cheap Trick began a two night stand at the Budokan Arena in Tokyo where the concerts were recorded. Cheap Trick At Budokan was released the following year & went on to sell three million copies in the U.S. alone.

1973: Pink Floyd topped the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first time with The Dark Side of the Moon. It stayed on the album chart for 741 consecutive weeks, but it was only number one for one week.

John Wolters-drummer for Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show born in 1945


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