Classic Rock Almanac April 12, 2020

John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin
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1963-Bob Dylan performed his first major solo concert at the Town Hall in New York City.

1967-Mick Jagger was punched in the face by an airport official during a row at Le Bourget Airport in France. 

1968-Pink Floyd released their fourth UK single 'It Would Be So Nice'.

1975-During an interview with Playboy Magazine David Bowie announced his second career retirement.

2007-The Beatles company, Apple Corps, settled a $59.2 million royalties dispute with the band's label, EMI. 

2016-A US court ruled that Led Zeppelin founders Robert Plant and Jimmy Page must face trial in a copyright row over the song 'Stairway to Heaven'. 


1957-Vince Gill  country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, played with The Eagles