9/19 Music History

 

2012Fiona Apple is arrested when her tour bus is stopped in the West Texas town of Sierra Blanca, the same place where Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg

1981, Simon and Garfunkel reunited for a concert in New York’s Central Park. Over 400,000 fans attend the show.

 

2006Saxophonist Danny Flores (writer of The Champs’ “Tequila“) dies of complications from pneumonia at age 77.

 

1991Michael Jackson is a guest voice on The Simpsons, where he plays a mental patient Homer befriends named Leon Kompowski.

 

1990Eddie Vedder is selected as lead vocalist of what will become Pearl Jam

 

1985Frank ZappaJohn Denver and Dee Snider of Twisted Sistertestify at a Senate hearing where the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC)

 

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