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Morrison gets drunk and Skynyrd loses a keyboardist in Today’s Rock History.

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1968

Jim Morrison was arrested and charged with public drunkenness after harassing a security guard at a Las Vegas adult movie theatre.

1985

Forty-six major American recording artists came together at A&M Studios in Hollywood, to record “We Are The World”.  The effort was part of an album called “USA for Africa”

2016

74-year-old Paul Kantner, founding member, guitarist and vocalist for Jefferson Airplane and later Starship, died after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week.

2009

Billy Powell, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s keyboardist who played on “Sweet Home Alabama” and survived the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members, died of a suspected heart attack. He was 56.


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