The Rock History Report for June 3rd

1952 – Frank Sinatra recorded his own version of the Cab Calloway classic “Birth of the Blues.”

1964 – The Rolling Stones appeared on the television program “The Hollywood Palace” for the first time.

1967 – The Doors released “Light My Fire.”

1972 – With Stevie Wonder serving as their opening act, The Rolling Stones set out on their Exile On Main Street North American tour in Vancouver.

1972 – The Eagles released “Take It Easy.”

1982 – Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis, Tennessee mansion, opened as a tourist attraction.

1998 – Van Halen called off a gig at the Docks club in Hamburg, Germany, after a piece of plaster fell from the ceiling, hitting Alex Van Halen and bruising his arm.

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