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April 22, 1979 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music


Music concertMusic Concert

The Rolling Stones play two benefit concerts for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, in Oshawa, Ontario; performance part of guitarist Keith Richards’ sentence for heroin conviction on heroin charges

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards
Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestDaniel Johns

Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair - "Freak"), born in Newcastle, New South Wales

Musician Daniel Johns
Musician
Daniel Johns