December 6

Today in 1949, American blues legend, Huddie William Ledbetter aka Leadbelly died

Today in 1969, The Rolling Stones and others played a free festival at Altamont Speedway in CA. Hell’s Angels were hired to police the event and because of the stabbing death of a fan was dubbed “the end of the Love Generation”

Today in 1988, Roy Orbison died of a heart attack aged 52

On this day in2003, Elvis Costello married Diana Krall in a ceremony at Elton John’s UK mansion

Peter Buck (R.E.M.) was born today in 1956

The Rolling Stones’ “Beggars Banquet” was released today in 1968


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