This Week In Classic Hits History (6/20-24)
This week, The Stones sue for their reputation, Prince returns, and a ten dollar ticket brings you six of the biggest bands in the land.
June 20, 1969:
David Bowie recorded 'Space Oddity'. Written about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut; Bowie would later revisit his Major Tom character in the songs 'Ashes to Ashes' and 'Hallo Spaceboy'
June 21, 1966:
After a North American tour The Rolling Stones sued 14 hotels over a booking ban in New York, claiming that the ban was violating civil rights laws and hurting their image.
June 22, 2000:
After giving himself various new identities' during the 90's, The Artist Formally Known As Prince announced he wanted to be known as Prince again.
June 23, 1975:
During his 'Welcome To My Nightmare' tour in Vancouver, Canada, Alice Cooper fell from the stage and broke six ribs.
June 24, 1978: