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Richards found guilty and Tommy Lee attacks in Today’s Rock History!

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1973

A court in Nice, France finds The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards guilty of using, supplying and trafficking in marijuana and heroin. The penalty is a 5,000-franc fine, a one-year suspended sentence and he is barred from entering France for two years.

1988

UB40 was enjoying the top tune in America with a reggae version of Neil Diamond’s “Red, Red Wine”.

1996

Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is charged with assault for attacking a cameraman who was trying to take pictures of Lee and his wife Pamela Anderson Lee outside an L.A. club. After pleading no contest, Lee was sentenced to four months in prison.

1995

Paul and Linda McCartney are the guest voices on Fox-TV’s The Simpsons in an episode called “Lisa the Vegetarian”. Paul’s stipulation for appearing was that Lisa’s decision to become a vegetarian would be a permanent character change.


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