This Week In Classic Hits History (9/14-18)
This week; the Stones surprise, the Doors get banned, and we lost Jimi.September 14th,1981:
Billed as Little Boy Blue and the Cockroaches, The Rolling Stones played a secret warm-up show at the Sir Morgan's Cove club in Worcester The club was besieged by over 4,000 fans attempted to get into the 350-person venue.
September 15th, 1975:
Pink Floyd released 'Wish You Were Here', their ninth studio album.The album which explores themes of absence, the music business, and former band-mate Syd Barrett's mental decline.
September 16th, 1970:
Jimi Hendrix joined Eric Burdon on stage at Ronnie Scotts in London for what would become the guitarist's last ever public appearance.
September 17th, 1967:
The Doors were banned from The Ed Sullivan Show. The show's producers didn't want Morrison to sing the line, 'girl we couldn't get much higher' from 'Light my Fire'. Jim promised he wouldn't. He did, and they never played the Sullivan show again.
September 18th, 1970:
Jimi Hendrix was dead on arrival at St. Mary Abbot's Hospital in London at the age of 27 after choking on his own vomit. Hendrix left the message 'I need help bad man', on his managers answer phone earlier that night.