Today in Music: May 11, 2010: Reggae Master Marley, Ryan Adams, Led Zep and Elvis


In 1974, the members of Led Zeppelin attended an Elvis Presley concert at the L.A. Forum. Elvis spent over two hours backstage with the band, gathering autographs for his daughter Lisa Marie.

On this date in 1981, reggae pioneer Bob Marley died of lung cancer and a brain tumour at the age of 36. In 1990, February 6th was proclaimed a national holiday in Jamaica to commemorate his birth. The compilation album, Legend, released in 1984, remains the best-selling reggae album ever with sales of more than 20 million copies.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

1941, Eric Burdon, The Animals

1974, Ryan Adams

Superior St. Rehearsal Facility

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