After the death of Rush’s legendary drummer Neil Peart, the band called it quits and went their separate ways. But now guitarist Alex Lifeson is teasing the possibility of writing and releasing new music with Geddy Lee.
In the History of Rock in 1967 – Working at Abbey Road studios, The Beatles started recording a new John Lennon song ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’. The song was inspired by a drawing his 3-year-old son Julian returned home from school with one day. The picture, which was of a little girl with lots of stars, was his classmate - Lucy O’Donnell, who also lived in Weybridge, and attended the same school as Julian.
In 1969 – Jim Morrison of The Doors was charged with lewd and lascivious behavior after showing his penis to the audience during a show in Miami. He was found guilty and sentenced to eight months hard labor. Morrison died in Paris while the sentence was on appeal.
And in 1994 – Nirvana played their final ever concert when they appeared in Munich, Germany. The 3,000-capacity venue was a small Airport Hanger. The power went off during the show, so they played an impromptu acoustic set.