THIS DATE IN MUSIC HISTORY (August 10th):
1928: Jimmy Dean ("Big John") was born
1959: Four members of The Platters were arrested after a gig in Cincinnati after being found, in various stages of undress, with four 19 year old women (three were white) -- as a result, many American radio stations removed The Platters records from their playlists
1947: Ronnie Spector (The Ronettes) was born -- maried Phil 1963: Little Stevie Wonder (age 13) becomes the youngest individual to top the US singles charts with "Fingertips Part II"
1963: The third annual Richmond (England) Jazz Festival occured with a bill of Acker Bilk, Chris Barber, Ronnie Ross, Cyril Davies, Long John Baldry and The Rolling Stones
1964: It cost Mick Jagger £32 in fines for speeding anbd driving without insurance in Liverpool
1968: "Delilah" was at #1 on the UK album charts for Tom Jones
1970: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" was at #1 on the UK album charts for Simon and Garfunkel
1972: In Gothenburg, Sweden, Paul and Linda McCartney were arrested for possession of cannabis -- McCartney joked that it would "make good publicity" for the current tour
1985: "Money For Nothing" peaked at #4 on the UK singles charts for Dire Straits -- it features Sting singing the intro and backing chorus of "I want my MTV"
1987: In New Jersey, Wilson Pickett was convicted of "possessing a shotgun with intent to endanger life" as a result of a bar fight
2008: Isaac Hayes died, at the age of 65, in Memphis