2011 - The Maroon 5 single "Moves Like Jagger" was released.
1981 - Walter Becker and Donald Fagen announce the split of Steely Dan and begin work on solo projects. They would re-form in 1993.
1979 - Mick Taylor released his first solo album after leaving the Rolling Stones four years before.
1975 - Elton John makes a surprise appearance at a Doobie Brothers/Eagles concert at Oakland Coliseum.
1975 - Ritchie Blackmore quit Deep Purple to form Rainbow.
1970 - Who guitarist Pete Townshend, while waiting for his flight at the airport in Memphis, likens the band's latest album, Tommy, to the atomic bomb, causing officials who misheard the remark to search the facilities for a real bomb.
1967 - Must be the Summer of Love: There's a free concert in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park celebrating the Summer Solstice. The Grateful Dead, Big Brother & the Holding Company, and Quicksilver Messenger Service all perform.
1948 - Columbia Records began the first mass production of the 33 1/3 RPM LP.
1951 - Rock multi-instrumentalist Nils Lofgren (of Grin, E Street Band, All Starr Band) is born in Chicago, Illinois.
1950 - Joey Kramer (drummer for Aerosmith) is born in The Bronx, New York City.
1944 - Ray Davies (rhythm guitarist, vocalist for The Kinks) is born in Fortis Green, London, England.