The Rock History Report for August 12th
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1966 - At a Chicago news conference, John Lennon apologized for his "Beatles are more popular than Jesus" comment.
1967 - Fleetwood Mac made their live debut in the U.K. at the Windsor Jazz & Blues Festival.
1970 - A memorial concert for Woody Guthrie was held at the Hollywood Bowl.
1993 - The Red Hot Chili Peppers replaced guitarist Arik Marshall with Jesse Tobias, who in turn was replaced by Dave Navarro three months later.
1994 - Woodstock '94 kicked off in Saugerties, NY, 25 years after the original Woodstock Music and Art Fair.
1997 - MTV aired Fleetwood Macs reunion concert. The special was culled from two shows at a Warner Brothers soundstage recorded a few months earlier.
1998 - Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland pled guilty to felony heroin possession, earning him a three month sentence in a drug treatment facility.
1949 Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits
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