January 3, 1967 – Carl Wilson of The Beach Boys declares himself a conscientious objector and refuses to be sworn in after receiving an induction notice from the US Army, leading to his indictment and criminal prosecution for draft evasion. Finally, in September 1971, the judge agreed to a plan that allowed Wilson to perform community service by […]
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January 2, 1969 – Led Zeppelin play the first of four nights at the Whisky A Go-Go in Los Angeles during the band’s first North American tour. Alice Cooper is the opening act and the group is billed as “Led Zeppelin featuring Jimmy Page, formerly of the Yardbirds.” Page suffers from a fever and is forced […]
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