It was on this date in music history that one of the most distinctive voices in rock n roll, Roy Orbison, recorded A Black And White Night Live at the Coconut Grove in Los Angeles. Some pretty heavy hitters joined Roy on stage that night, including Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen.

It was on this date that Fleetwood Mac reunited for "The Dance" show at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey, setting a house record, grossing 1,094,520 dollars. The concert was filmed for DVD.

Rod Stewart's Maggie May" hit the #1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart on this date in 1971. Now a days Rod sets up camp at Caesar's Palace in Vegas performing a nightly show. When he completes the performance Rod usually hops on his private jet and flies home to L.A. to sleep in his own bed.

It was on this date that Marc Bolan was born in 1947. The glam rock singer would go on to form T.Rex and record "Bang A Gong". He would die just two weeks shy of his 30th birthday when his girlfriend lost control of her car and the duo crashed into a tree. His girlfriend, Gloria Jones survived.