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This Weeks Artist Spotlights! The Doors, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney & John Lennon

 
This Weeks Artist Spotlights! The Doors, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney & John Lennon
Posted December 4th, 2013 @ 1:50pm

12/09 1967  Jim Morrison is arrested at a concert in New Haven, Connecticut after a police officer finds him backstage with a young girl and maces him. An enraged Morrison takes the
stage and goes on a rant about the incident during Back Door Man, at which point
three cops arrest him, marking the first time a rock star is arrested mid-performance.

 

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12/10 2007 Led Zeppelin reunites for a one-off show at the O2 Arena in London. It was a
benefit show to raise money for the Ahmet Ertegun education fund. Jason Bonham,
who is John's son, played drums at the show, which was hailed by critics and
fans as triumphant. The show generated massive demand, with over a million
people entering an online lottery for the 18,000 tickets. Face value: $255 a
ticket, but scalpers were getting about $2,000.

 

12/11 1972 Genesis play their first-ever US show at Massachusetts' Brandeis
University.

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12/12 JOHN LENNEON  1980: Four days after John Lennon's murder, thousands of marchers make their way from down Fifth Avenue to the Dakota Building, where he lived and was
killed. AND 1998 A seven inch single by the Quarry Men featuring John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison was named as the rarest record of all time, only 50 copies were made with each copy being valued at $20,500.

12/13 2000 Sir Paul McCartney held his first-ever London book signing at Waterstone's in
Piccadilly. Sir Paul was in the store to sign copies of his new book, Paul
McCartney Paintings.

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