2009 - The iTunes Music Store reached 8 billion songs sold.
2005 - Blues singer Long John Baldry, dies of a chest infection at age 64.
2002 - Gus Dudgeon dies in a car accident along with his wife, Sheila, at age 59. Elton dedicates his 2004 album, Peachtree Road, to the couple.
1990 - Roger Waters performs the classic Pink Floyd album The Wall at the Berlin Wall. Over 200,000 attend.
1987 - Guns 'n Roses released their debut album "Appetite For Destruction."
1979 - Robert Palmer's "Bad Case Of Loving You" was released.
1977 - Linda Ronstadt, who's just released a cover version of The Rolling Stones' "Tumblin' Dice," hops onstage at the band's Tucson, Arizona concert to sing it with them.
1976 - KISS released the album "The Originals."
1969 - The Beatles record "Come Together."
1969 - Blind Faith release their self-titled debut album in the United States.
1963 - Birth of Beatlemania? 4,000 fans without tickets try to crash a Beatles gig in Blackpool, England.
1955 - Howie Epstein is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1942 - Kim Fowley is born in Los Angeles, California.