Rock History Report for June 1st

1964 – The Rolling Stones touched down in New York to set off on their first US tour.

1967 – Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released in Britain.

1969 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded their anti-war song “Give Peace a Chance” at their Montreal bed-in with Tommy and Dick Smothers, Derek Taylor, Murray the K and Timothy Leary.

1971 – Elvis’ birthplace in Tupelo, Mississippi was opened to the general public.

1974 – John Cale, Brian Eno, Kevin Ayers and Nico recorded a live album, June 1, 1974.

1975 – The Rolling Stones set out with new guitarist Ron Wood, their first tour with the ex-faces musician.

1998 – Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland was arrested on drug possession charges in New York.

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