March 12: This Day in Rock History
In 2006 – Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry’s annual Echo Awards in Berlin. The veteran Irish musician and humanitarian is lauded for masterminding the historic Live 8 concerts, and for his distinguished career both as frontman of the Boomtown Rats and as a solo artist.
In 2004 – A warrant is issued for the arrest of Rosalind Morganfield, the daughter of blues giant Muddy Waters, in Gainesville, Fla. Morganfield is wanted for the murder of a 19-year-old man in 1996.
In 1974 – Nilsson and John Lennon are ejected from the Troubador Club in Los Angeles for heckling Tom Smothers’ comedy act. Lennon is also charged with hitting a photographer in the eye.
And in 1971 – Jethro Tull release their fourth studio album, “Aqualung”.