AUGUST 14TH IS THE 226TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS COLOR BOOK DAY, NATIONAL CREAMSICLE DAY, INTERNATIONAL NAGGING DAY AND NATIONAL WIFFLE BALL DAY.
Stephen Stills was arrested on cocaine possession charges at a motel in La Jolla, California after being found crawling along a corridor in an incoherent state. He was later released on $2,500 bail.
Rod Stewart’s “Maggie May” was released in the US and it would become a not only Rod’s first #1 song, it was also his first Billboard charting hit. Rod would later say: “I cannot see how the single is such a hit. It has no melody.”
Just days after Ted Nugent claimed that his involvement with National Rifle Association has played a part in keeping him out of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, double inductee David Crosby wrote on his Twitter account that Ted “just isn’t good enough.”
Allen Lanier, a founding member of Blue Oyster Cult, passed away after a long battle with lung disease. He was 67.