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A Divorce for Clapton and Fogerty wins a lawsuit in Today’s Rock History!

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1973

More than 15,000 people attending a Rock concert by Elvin Bishop, Canned Heat, Buddy Miles and Fleetwood Mac are routed from a baseball stadium in Stockton, California, by police firing tear-gas canisters. More than 80 people, including 28 police officers, are hurt and fifty arrests are made.

1975

RSO Records releases The Bee Gees’ “Main Course”, the album that will bring the Gibb brothers back to the top of the music scene. The record contains two Billboard Top Ten hits, “Jive Talkin” and “Nights on Broadway”.

1988

Eric Clapton’s wife, Patti “Layla” Boyd, files for divorce, citing Clapton’s affair with an Italian TV personality who bore his child.

 2003

 A $5 million lawsuit against former Creedence Clearwater Revival leader John Fogerty was dismissed after a personal-injury lawyer claimed that he suffered hearing loss in his left ear from attending a Fogerty concert. The Judge said the plaintiff assumed the risk of hearing damage when he attended the concert in 1997.

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