1966, At Abbey Road, the Beatles record “Paperback Writer.”

1966, During a four month world tour, Bob Dylan appeared at Sydney Stadium in Sydney Australia, the first of seven shows in Australia.

, Nancy and Frank Sinatra were at number one on the singles chart with “Somethin’ Stupid,” making them the only father and daughter to have a chart topping single as a team.

1967, Pink Floyd appeared at the Tilbury Railway Club in Tilbury, England.

1968, Bobby Goldsboro started a five week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Honey.

1970, Genesis appeared at Friars, Aylesbury, England. Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks and band received £10 for the gig.

1973, Roger Daltrey releases his first solo album, “Daltrey.”

1974, Elton John went to number one on the singles chart with “Bennie And The Jets,” his second chart topper.

, Paul McCartney’s Band On The Run went to number one on the album charts. McCartney’s third number one, which went on to sell over 6 million copies world-wide.

1978, The Supremes played the first of three nights at the Palladium in London, England.

1979, Dave Lee Roth collapses from exhaustion onstage in Spokane, Washington during a Van Halen concert.

1982, David Crosby was arrested when police found him preparing cocaine backstage in his dressing room before a show in Dallas.

1996, Rage Against The Machine performed on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Their two-song set was reduced to one song when the band tried to hang inverted American flags from their amps.

2009, After a five-month retrial, music producer Phil Spector was convicted of murdering actress Lana Clarkson. He had pleaded not guilty to the second degree murder of 40-year-old Ms Clarkson, who was shot in the mouth at Spector’s home in Los Angeles.

2011, A portrait of Syd Barrett, Pink Floyd founder, was returned to the London art gallery it had been stolen from the previous week. The late singer’s former girlfriend, Libby Gausden, pleaded for its safe return and offered a reward of £2,000, and following an appeal, the image was returned undamaged.

2019, English keyboardist and guitarist Paul Raymond died age 73. He joined Plastic Penny in the early 60s as their keyboardist, vocalist, and replaced Christine McVie in British blues band Chicken Shack.

Born on April 13:  Brian Pendelton, The Pretty Things, and Jack Casady, Jefferson Airplane (1944); Lowell George (1945); Al Green (1946): Max Weinberg, E Street Band (1951); Butch Taylor, Dave Matthews Band (1961) and Marc Ford, The Black Crows

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