LATE NIGHT TUNES ON THE TUBE
Jimmy Kimmel – Huey Lewis & The News
Jimmy Fallon – The Flaming Lips
Last Call With Carson Daly – A Silent Film
Colbert Report – Cyndi Lauper
BRIAN ENO (born Brian Peter George St. Baptiste de la Salle Eno) – Born in 1948 in Suffolk, England.
JONATHAN RICHMAN – Born in 1951 in Boston.
TODAY IN MUSIC
In 1970, Many fish in a nearby large lake succumbed to the volume of a Pink Floyd concert at the Crystal Palace Bowl in London. Death by decibels.
In 1972, Three weeks before the Rolling Stones’ 1972 U.S. tour even began it was met with problems. A computer designed to handle ticket distribution for the San Francisco show suffered a melt-down, leaving thousands of fans waiting. Because of the electronic errors, it took twelve minutes to process each order.
In 1974, Frank Zappa and his wife announced that they had their third child, a boy named Ahmet Rodan. His name was inspired by the Japanese movie monster who devoured 707 jets for sustenance.
In 1984, Just prior to the launch of the Born in the U.S.A. world tour, guitarist Nils Lofgren became a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, replacing Miami Steve Van Zandt who had temporarily departed.
In 2000, Bob Dylan and violinist Isaac Stern each received approximately 110,000 dollars from the Swedish government as part of the Polar Music Prize for their contributions to the world of music.