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Jagger arrested and an Allman break-up in Today’s Rock History!

MAY 28TH IS THE 148TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL DAY, INTERNATIONAL HAMBURGER DAY AND NATIONAL BRISKET DAY.

1967

The Association made their first TV appearance on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

1969

Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull were arrested at their London home and charged with possession of marijuana. They were released after posting a 50 pound bail.

1986

Viewers of Dick Clark’s America Picks the #1 Songs chose Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock”, Simon And Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long” as the greatest hits of the Rock era.

1976

The Allman Brothers Band temporarily disbanded after Greg Allman testified against Scooter Herring, his personal road manager, who was charged with drug trafficking. Herring was subsequently sentenced to 75 years in prison. In the two years that the band was apart, Gregg Allman married Cher, while Dickey Betts formed his Great Southern band.

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