June 21st: On this Day In Music History
|1955, Elvis Presley played two shows in Beaumont, Texas, with bassist Bill Black and guitarist Scotty Moore.|
|1966, Reg Calvert manager of The Fortunes, Screaming Lord Sutch and the owner of offshore pirate radio |
station Radio City was shot dead by business rival William Smedley during a confrontation. (Smedley was the
owner of pirate station Radio Caroline). Smedley was later cleared of the murder.
|1966, Jimmy Page made his live debut with The Yardbirds at the Marquee Club, London.|
1966, After a North American tour The Rolling Stones sued 14 hotels over a booking ban in New York, claiming
that the ban was violating civil rights laws.