This Date In Music History: Woodstock Soundtrack Released [Videos]
May 11th: On this day
1970, The triple soundtrack album ‘Woodstock’ was released in the US, going gold within two weeks.
1972, John Lennon appeared on the US television ‘Dick Cavett Show’, claiming he was under surveillance from the FBI.
1974, Led Zeppelin attended Elvis Presley show at the Los Angeles Forum in California. After a shaky start to the show, Elvis stopped the band and jokingly said: “Wait a minute…if we can start together fellas, because we’ve got Led Zeppelin out there, lets try to look like we know what were doing.” All four members of Zeppelin met with Elvis after the show, spending over 2 hours backstage. Elvis asked for all the group’s autographs for his daughter Lisa Marie.
1985, Madonna went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Crazy For You’, a No.2 hit in the UK.
May 11th: Born on this day
1941, Born on this day, Eric Burdon, vocals, The Animals, (1964 UK & US No.1 single ‘House Of The Rising Sun’).