The Rock History Report for May 28th

1957 – The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), which is responsible for organizing the Grammy Awards, was established.

1966 – The Rolling Stones single “Paint It Black” reached the top of the charts in the U.K.

1969 – Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and his then-girlfriend Marianne Faithful were arrested in their London flat on marijuana possession charges.

1976 – The Allman Brothers Band contentiously split up after Gregg Allman testified against his personal road manager in a drug case. The band went on to reform in 1978.

1977 – Heart released the single, “Barracuda”.

1977 – In order to begin recording again, Bruce Springsteen settled out of court with former manager Mike Appel.

1998 – Elton John and Bernie Taupin received an Ivor Novello Award for their reworked “Candle in the Wind ’97.”


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