THIS DAY IN ROCK HISTORY 4/12

1967 – Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger was punched in the face by an airport official during a row at Le Bourget Airport in France. Jagger lost his temper after The Stones were being searched for drugs resulting in them missing their flight.
1975 – David Bowie
During an interview with Playboy Magazine David Bowie announced his second career retirement, saying, ‘I’ve rocked my roll. It’s a boring dead end, there will be no more rock ‘n’ roll records from me. The last thing I want to be is some useless f—ing rock singer.’
2000 – Metallica
Metallica filed a suit against Napster, Yale University, The University of Southern California and Indiana University for copyright infringement.

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