This Day in Music

2001 - Presley Scott Harwell, son of Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell and Michelle Laroque, dies from complications due to acute lymphatic leukemia.

2001 - Presley Scott Harwell, son of Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell and Michelle Laroque, dies from complications due to acute lymphatic leukemia.

1999 - Simon ""Mahlathini"" Nkabinde, lead singer of South African group Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens, dies in Vosloorus of complications from diabetes. He is 62.

1999 - Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is arrested for bouncing a check for a portion of his bail in his ongoing terrorist threat case in Santa Monica Superior Court.

1998 - It is announced that after 12 years and six albums, the members of Columbia Records act Toad The Wet Sprocket will go their own ways. Of the split, the band's singer/guitarist Glen Phillips says, ""We came together as kids but have grown in different directions as adults.""

1996 - Fashion designer and musician Harold C. Fox dies at the age of 86.

1995 - The TV special premiere of Michael Jackson's video ""You Are Not Alone"" features a semi-clad Jackson cavorting with his bride, Lisa Marie Presley.

1992 - Patti LaBelle abruptly ends a concert in Warwick, R.I., after complaining on stage about backstage food.

1979 - The World Series of Rock is held at Cleveland Stadium, with Journey, Ted Nugent and Thin Lizzy.

1973 - A crowd of 600,000 gathers for a rock festival at Watkins Glen Raceway, N.Y., to hear the Grateful Dead, the Band and the Allman Brothers Band.

1957 - Jerry Lee Lewis makes his TV debut on the ""Steve Allen Show.""

1945 - Rick Wright of Pink Floyd is born in London. Billboard ranks the group's 1973 album ""Dark Side of the Moon"" as the longest-charting album of all time. It stays on the magazine's pop album chart for more than 10 years and sells more than 10 million copies.

1944 - Blues guitarist Mike Bloomfield is born in Chicago. He dies on Feb. 15, 1981, in San Francisco of an accidental drug overdose.
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