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April 3

1969: Jim Morrison turns himself over to the FBI in Los Angeles and is charged with six counts of lewd behavior and public exposure at a concert in Miami

The Doors - OG Historic Live Miami Concert & Arrest Photos, Did Jim Morrison Whip It Out ?
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• 2008: Apple becomes the number one music seller in the United States

April 4

1968: Jimi Hendrix, B.B. King and Buddy Guy meet up for an all night blues session after hearing the news of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination

1996: Half of the late Jerry Garcia’s ashes are scattered in the Ganges River in India

April 5

1985: At 3:50 p.m. GMT, an estimated 5,000 radio stations around the globe simultaneously play “We Are the World”

1994: Kurt Cobain, 27, commits suicide

April 6

1968: Pink Floyd announces that Syd Barrett has officially left the group

April 10

1970: Paul McCartney announces he quit The Beatles