1967-Pink Floyd spent the first of three days recording the Syd Barrett songs Arnold Layne and Candy And A Current Bun at Sound Techniques Studios, Chelsea, London.
1969-Working at Apple studios in London, The Beatles (with Billy Preston on keyboards) recorded ten takes of a new song called 'Get Back'.
1971-Steel Mill played their final show when they appeared at the Upstage Club, Asbury Park, New Jersey.
1971-George Harrison became the first solo Beatle to have a No.1 when ' 'My Sweet Lord' went to the top of the UK single charts.
1976-David Bowie released his tenth studio album Station to Station.
1978-Musician and songwriter Terry Kath, best known as the original guitarist and founding member of Chicago accidentally shot himself dead.
1990-Allen Collins guitarist from Lynyrd Skynyrd died of pneumonia after being ill for several months.
2000-Santana started a three week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Supernatural'.
2016-Musician Jimmy Bain died. Bain was best known for playing bass guitar in the bands Rainbow and Dio, he also worked with Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott.
jazz guitarist, died of a stroke on May 15, 1953
organ and keyboard player for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and Steel Mill, Child. died April 17th 2008.
singer, songwriter Cheap Trick