Our picks for tonight!
September 2, 2014
Tuesday Live Music Showcase and Open Jam at Richards Pub
7:30 p.m. - Blues
On this Day September 03, 2006
Hundreds of Paris Hilton albums were tampered with in record stores in Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham, Newcastle, Glasgow and London in the latest stunt by "guerrilla artist" Banksy. Banksy had replaced Hilton's CD with his own remixes and gave them titles such as Why am I Famous?, What Have I Done? and What Am I For?. He had also changed pictures of her on the CD sleeve to show the US socialite topless and with a dog's head.
On this Day September 03, 2004
Songwriter and producer Billy Davis died in New York after a long illness. He co-wrote Jackie Wilson's, Reet Petite and the jingle I'd Like To Buy The World A Coke. Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes and Gladys Knight all recorded his songs.
On this Day September 03, 1999
The largest music bootleg bust in US history was made. It was estimated that this one operation alone was responsible for $100 million in lost revenues. Recording equipment valued at $250,000 was confiscated, as were almost 1 million CDs and tapes.