1944: Brian Pendleton (The Pretty Things)
1944: Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna)
1945: Lowell George (Little Feat)
1946: Al Green
1951: Max Weinberg (The E Street Band)
1954: Jimmy Destri (Blondie)
1962: Hillel Slovak (The Red Hot Chili Peppers)
1967: The Rolling Stones performed their first concert behind the Iron Curtain at the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland.
1970: Led Zeppelin became the first band to sell out the Montreal Forum.
1979: Thin Lizzy released their ninth album, ‘Black Rose’.
1979: David Lee Roth of Van Halen collapsed on stage at a concert in Seattle, due to exhaustion and a stomach virus.
1985: Queen performed a concert at Mt. Smart Stadium, Auckland ~ I was there!
1992: Crowded House played a concert at Auckland Town Hall ~ I was there!
2000: Gavin Rossdale of Bush collapsed at the end of a concert in Los Angeles. He fully recovered the next day.
2019: Death of Paul Raymond, keyboardist / guitarist for UFO, Michael Schenker Group, Chicken Shack, Savoy Brown, Waysted & more (aged 73).
Lowell George was a brilliant, melodic songwriter / singer / guitarist (especially on slide), but he was never going to make it to 74 with his lifestyle. That is how old he would have been today. Here’s a rare Little Feat live video clip — you’ll need to turn it up LOUD!