• This Day In Music History - October 31

    31 Oct 2006, 14:33 by ChetSparks

    Born on this day, Larry Mullen, drums, U2, (1984 UK No.3 single 'Pride, In The Name Of Love', plus over 25 other UK Top 40 singles, 1987 UK and world wide No.1 album 'The Joshua Tree').

    Born on this day, Johnny Marr, guitarist, songwriter, The Smiths, (1984 UK No.10 single 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles), Electronic, (1991 UK No.8 single 'Get The Message'). Also worked with The The, The Pretenders and Johnny Marr and the Healers.

    Born on this day, 1966, Ad-Rock, (Adam Horovitz), The Beastie Boys, (1987 UK No.11 single 'You Gotta Fight For Your Right, To Party', 1998 UK No.1 album, 'Hello Nasty').

    Iggy And The Stooges made their live debut when they played at a Halloween party in Michigan.

    Rolling Stone Brian Jones was released from Wormwood Scrubs prison on £750 bail pending appeal. Jones had been found guilty of possession of cannabis. Seven Stones fans were arrested and charged with obstructing the police after demonstrating outside the prison gates.