Rumours of Fleetwood Mac’s Tour Cancellation; New Deal for Beck; News that is totally not a surprise.
Fleetwood Mac announced this weekend cancellation of their upcoming tour dates in Australia and New Zealand so that founding member John McVie can receive cancer treatments.
And in the “Who didn’t see that coming?” section: Chris Brown was arrested in Washington, DC, early Sunday morning for felony assault after allegedly attacking a man outside a hotel.
Peter Timmins (Cowboy Junkies) – 48
Peter Green (one of the founders Fleetwood Mac)
Danny Laine (Wings)
Bela Lugosi born 1884
Music History this day
In 1971 Allman Brothers guitarist, Duane Allman, 24, dies in a motorcycle accident near Macon, Georgia.
In 1983 Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of The Moon” LP becomes the longest charted album in the history of the Billboard Hot 200 when its total reached 491 weeks.
In 1998 Three ex-members of the San Francisco punk band the Dead Kennedys sue former lead singer Jello Biafra, aka Eric Reed Boucher, claiming he diverted money owed to the band for his own use.
In 1998 Brian Setzer sues former bandmate Ken Kinnally for licensing 1978-79 studio tracks and live recordings to Collectibles Records without his permission, entitled “Brian Setzer & the Bloodless Pharaohs.”