The Rock History Report for July 31st
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1971 - On day two of The Who's U.S. tour, a security guard was stabbed to death at Forest Hills Stadium in New York.
1976 - Blue Oyster Cult released their hit song "Don't Fear The Reaper."
1979 - James Taylor performed a free show in New York's Central Park to aid The Big Apples campaign to restore the park's Sheep Meadow.
1980 - John Phillips of The Mamas and Papas was arrested by the FBI for cocaine possession. The musician earned a five year prison term, but opted to lecture against drugs for 250 hours as an alternate sentence.
1981 - Blondie singer Debra Harry released her solo album Koo Koo.
1947 Karl Green of Herman's Hermits
1953 Hugh McDowell of ELO
1957 Daniel Ash of Love & Rockets
1958 Bill Berry of R.E.M.
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