Tag: Rod Stewart

21-Nov

This Day In Music, November 21st

On this day in 1980: Don Henley was arrested after a naked 16-year old girl was found at his home in Los Angeles suffering from a drug over-dose. He was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of marijuana, cocaine, and Quaaludes. He received a $2,000 fine with two years probation. […]

02-Jul

This Day In Music, July 2nd

On this day in 1980: Bob Weir and Mickey Hart from The Grateful Dead were arrested on suspicion of starting a riot at the San Diego Sports Arena after they tried to interfere in a drug bust. On this day in 1983: Rod Stewart started a three week run at #1 on the U.K. singles […]

26-Apr

This Day In Music, April 26th

On this day in 1980: Blondie were at #1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Call Me’, the group’s fourth UK #1, featured in the Richard Gere movie ‘American Gigolo’, the track was also a #1 in the US where it became the band’s biggest selling single. Producer Giorgio Moroder originally asked Stevie Nicks from […]

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