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1965 - Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, and Bill Wyman were each fined £5 at East Ham Magistrates Court, London, after being found guilty of "insulting behavior" at a Romford Road service station. Charges stemmed from an incident in which all three had urinated against a wall after the service station attendant had refused them the use of the facilities.

1972 - The Who release "Join Together." Townshend wrote the song in 1970 for his Lifehouse project, a Rock Opera that never came to be. Many of the songs Townshend wrote for Lifehouse ended up on the 1971 Who's Next album. "Join Together" was recorded for the album, but didn't make the cut. Instead, it was released as a single in the summer of 1972. Townshend has cited the song as one of his favorites, telling Melody Maker he thought it was "incredible" and was surprised the public didn't like it as much as he did.

1979 - Little Richard now known as the Reverend Richard Pennman told his congregation about the evils of rock & roll music, declaring 'If God can save an old homosexual like me, he can save anybody.'

Now the Reverend Richard Pennimen, begins presiding over weddings, starting with Stevie Van Zandt's in 1982 and later Tom Petty's.

2019 - Singer, songwriter and keyboardist Art Neville died at age 81. Art shot to fame as part of the Neville Brothers when they started singing as children, but went their separate ways in the 1950s and 1960s. It was not until 1977 that the brothers finally got together again and in 1978 they recorded their first Neville Brothers album. Art was a founding member of The Meters, and he also played on recordings by many notable artists including Labelle (on "Lady Marmalade"), Paul McCartney, Lee Dorsey, Robert Palmer, Dr. John and Professor Longhair.


George Clinton is 81. He revolutionized funk and R&B as the mastermind of Parliament and Funkadelic. Versed in gospel, doo wop, and soul, Clinton with his Parliament-Funkadelic collective developed an influential and eclectic form of funk music during the 1970s that drew on science fiction, outlandish fashion, psychedelia, and surreal humor. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Supertramp's Rick Davies is 78. Their album "Even In the Quietest Moments" was recorded at Caribou Studios in Nederland

Don Henley is 75.

Emily Saliers (of Indigo Girls) is 59.

On this Day In Music History was sourced from Allmusic, This Day in Music, Song Facts and Wikipedia.

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