SEPTEMBER 6TH IS THE 249TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS BARBIE DOLL DAY, BRING YOUR MANNERS TO WORK DAY, FIGHT PROCRASTINATION DAY, NATIONAL 401(K) DAY, NATIONAL COFFEE ICE CREAM DAY, NATIONAL FOOD BANK DAY, NATIONAL LAZY MOM’S DAY, READ A BOOK DAY, AND WEAR TEAL DAY.
Eric Clapton records the guitar solo for the Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, becoming the first non-Beatle to appear on one of their recordings
Bob Dylan’s “Lay Lady Lay” peaks at #7 on the Billboard singles chart.
Glen Campbell topped the Billboard Pop chart with “Rhinestone Cowboy”, selling over 4 million copies in the process
48 year old Tom Fogerty, rhythm guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival, died of respiratory failure. A lack of opportunity to sing and record his own songs led him to leave the band in 1971. He continued to tour and turn out new music until his death.