2002-Bruce Springsteen releases The Rising, his first studio album with The E Street Band since 1984. They promote it with a brief show at Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey that is broadcast live on the Today show.
1983-The English Beat announce that they’re breaking up, which leads to the formation of General Public and Fine Young Cannibals.
1969-The Beatles work on overdubs for several songs, most notably “Come Together,” in Abbey Road sessions that continue through August 25th.
1966-“Wild Thing” by The Troggs becomes the group’s first and only American number-one.
1963-The Beatles record “All My Lovin'” (in 13 takes), “Please Mister Postman” (in nine), “It Won’t Be Long” (in 23 ) and “Roll Over Beethoven” (in eight) at Abbey Road.
Buddy Guy – 80 years old
The Chicago blues guitar great is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The rapper Shawnna is his daughter. Born in 1936.