This Day In Rock History
From the Associated Press, here are a few rock n’ roll events and birthdays which occurred on this day in history.
On November 12th, 1970, singer Jim Morrison performed with The Doors for the last time during a concert in New Orleans. Morrison died in July 1971.
In 1980, Bruce Springsteen earned his first number-one album, with "The River."
In 1984, Madonna released her "Like A Virgin" album.
In 1987, Sly Stone showed up over an hour late to his comeback concert in Los Angeles. When he got there, he was arrested for nonpayment of child support.
In 1990, Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood was injured when he was struck by a car west of London.
Today's Birthdays: Singer Brian Hyland is 72. Keyboardist Booker T. Jones of Booker T. and the MG's is 71. Singer Neil Young is 70. Guitarist Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult is 68.