On This Day: August 31st in Music History

August 31st was a big day for music history!

In 1974  John Lennon testified in federal court, saying the Nixon administration attempted to deport him because of his involvement with an anti-war demonstration.

In 1987 Michael Jackson’s “Bad” video has its’ debut on CBS-TV.

In 1989 The Rolling Stones ended an eight year hiatus from JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, PA and rocked out!

In 1991 Metallica‘s album Metallica shot to #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

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