The Rock History Report for August 6th
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1964 - Rod Stewart made his TV debut on the British program The Beat Room.
1970 New Yorks Shea Stadium hosted an anti-war rock festival featuring Janis Joplin, Paul Simon, Steppenwolf and Johnny Winters.
1971 - Procol Harum recorded a concert with the Edmonton Symphony in Canada. Segments were later released as the album Live with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
1973 - Stevie Wonder suffered severe injuries after a car accident, and was in a coma for four days. He permanently lost his sense of smell as a result of the crash.
1981 - Stevie Nicks released her first solo album, Bella Donna.
1982 Pink Floyds The Wall premiered in the U.S. with a show in New York City.
1989 - U2 bassist Adam Clayton was arrested at his Dublin, Ireland home for marijuana possession.
1996 - Vince Neil began a show at an Indiana club over four hours late. The gig was cut short after three songs when Neil said he wasn't feeling well, and that the "redneck" audience didn't appreciate his talent.
1996 - The Ramones cast their hands in cement on Hollywoods Rock Walk before playing a show at The Palace. The band claimed it was their last show ever.