From the Rockmine Almanac for today (Thursday 20th March):
1951. Carl Palmer (Atomic Rooster, E.L.P.) born in Birmingham, England.
1968. Eric Clapton, Richie Furay, Jim Messina and Neil Young are all arrested at Joni Mitchell‘s house on charges of possessing marijuana.
1982. Mari Wilson has to alter her backing group’s name from Imagination to the Wilsations to avoid confusion with the soul group, Imagination.
1990. Gloria Estefan fractures a vertebrae when her tour bus is hit by a tractor near Scranton, Pennsylvania.
1967. The Monkees (NBC, U.S.A.) with an episode entitled, “Monkee Mother”. The Monkees can’t pay their rent so their landlord moves a more mature tenant (Rose Marie of the Dick Van Dyke Show) into their pad! Songs Include: “Sometime In The Morning”.
1991. Eric Clapton‘s son Conor dies when he falls from the 53rd floor of the Galleria Building in New York where he lived with his mother Lori Del Santo.
Music Paper From Today
Street Life from 20th March 1976. A copy taken from Rockmine’s almost complete run of U.K. music papers from the last 45 years.
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