On this Day October 21, 1958

last recording session took place at Pythian Temple Studios, New York City. The songs recorded included ‘Raining In My Heart’, ‘Moondreams’ and ‘It Doesn’t Matter Anymore’ which became a No.1 hit. Source link

On this Day October 21, 1976

played his last show with at the end of a North American tour at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. On September 7, 1978, Moon died of an overdose of a sedative Heminevrin, that had been prescribed to prevent seizures induced by alcohol withdrawal. Source link

On this Day October 21, 1992

took Sony Records to court in a fight over his contract with the company; he lost the case in 1994. Michael worked with Sony again less than 10 years later. Source link

On this Day October 21, 1997

‘Candle In The Wind 97’ was declared by the Guinness Book Of Records as the biggest selling single record of all time, with 31.8 million sales in less than 40 days and raising more than £20 million for charity. Source link

On this Day October 21, 2007

Kid Rock and five members of his entourage were arrested after an argument with a man escalated into a fight in a restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia. Kid Rock’s tour bus was pulled over by police after it left the scene; Rock was released after posting $1,000 (£490) bail. Kid Rock also had the No.1 album…

On this Day October 20, 1969

played the first of six nights at New York’s Filmore East performing a two-hour show featuring the songs from ‘Tommy.’ Source link

On this Day October 20, 1977

Siouxsie Sioux and Kenny Morris from The Banshees were arrested and held overnight at Holloway police station, London for causing an obstruction after a London gig, they were both fined £20. Source link

On this Day October 20, 1977

Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines from Lynyrd Skynyrd were all killed along with manager Dean Kilpatrick when their rented plane ran out of fuel and crashed into a densely wooded thicket in the middle of a swamp in Gillsburg, Mississippi. The crash seriously injured the rest of the band and crew who…

On this Day October 20, 2003

A jury found Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Tweedy guilty of assaulting a nightclub worker. The singer was sentenced to complete 120 hours of unpaid community service and was ordered to pay her victim £500 compensation, plus £3,000 of prosecution costs. The singer had denied attacking toilet attendant Sophie Amogbokpa, saying she only punched her in…

On this Day October 20, 2011

US photographer Barry Feinstein, best known for taking enduring pictures of musicians such as and died aged 80. Feinstein was responsible for capturing more than 500 record sleeves, including Harrison’s All Things Must Pass album and the cover photograph for Dylan’s album The Times They Are A-Changin. The Rolling Stones sleeve for shot in a…