Classic Rock N Recall: Judas Priest Has Big Opening Day
This day in Classic Rock History....
1971 – The Rolling Stones and Brian Jones’ father sue former manager — 1971 – The Rolling Stones and Brian Jones’ father sue former manager Allen Klein for $29 million, alleging that he mismanaged the band’s fund
1977 – It’s a rock-promoter rumble between the forces of Led Zep manager Peter Grant and Bill Graham. Grant, Zepplin’s John Bonham, and two others are arrested after fighting with three of Graham’s employees at the Oakland Coliseum. The Zep crew pleads guilty to misdemeanor charges and later settles a lawsuit out of court.
1977 – Judas Priest begins its first U.S. tour in Oakland, Calif., as the opening act for Led Zeppelin..