This Day In Music History…

In 1968, Eric Clapton announced that Cream would break-up after their current tour. The group’s third album, Wheels of Fire, was the world’s first platinum-selling double album.

In 1979, Chuck Berry was sentenced to five months in jail after being found guilty of tax evasion.

 

In 2008, the drum skin used on the cover of The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper album sold for $1 million.

In 2011, A pub in Scotland called Lennon’s Bar was forced to change their name and remove all Beatles memorabilia after Yoko Ono threatened legal action for copyright infringement.

 

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