The Rock History Report for September 30th
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1961 - Bob Dylan chipped in on the recording of Caroline Hester's first album on Columbia. Dylan played harmonica on the record.
1965 - Donovan performed on the show Shindig! The appearance marked his U.S. television debut.
1969 - Christine Gail Hinton, then girlfriend of David Crosby, was killed in a car accident.
1971 - Yes embarked on their first tour with keyboardist Rick Wakeman in England.
1977 - Ringo Starr released his album Ringo The Fourth.
1987 - Roy Orbison recorded A Black And White Night Live at the L.A. venue Coconut Grove.
1988 - John Lennon was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1989 - Neil Young performed "Rockin' In The Free World on Saturday Night Live.
1989 - The Rolling Stones recorded a video for their song "Rock And A Hard Place" at Foxboro-Sullivan Stadium.
1993 - The B-52s Kate Pierson was arrested while holding a sit-in at Vogues New York offices. The singer was protesting the use of fur in ads and clothing.
1993 - David Crosby and George Harrison appeared as animated versions of themselves on the fifth season premiere of The Simpsons.
1994 - R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe signed a movie deal with New Line Cinema.
1997 - During a concert in Tel Aviv, Israel, Bono appealed for the release of Mordecha Vanunu, who was imprisoned for being a nuclear secrets traitor.
1997 - The Rolling Stones released their album Bridges To Babylon.
1998 - Jonny Lang, Slash, Joey Ramone and Rick Nelson were among a group of axemen who appeared on The Drew Carey Show as musicians trying out for lead guitarist of Carey's band.
1942 Mike Harrison of Spooky Tooth