The Rolling Stones performed at a free concert in Hyde Park on 5 July 1969, two days after Jones's death.
Musicians Born On July 5
1944 Robbie Robertson (Band)
1950 Andy Ellison (John's Children)
1950 Michael Monarch (Steppenwolf)
1950 Huey Lewis (Hugh Anthony Gregg)
1959 Marc Cohn
1973 Bengt Lagerberg (The Cardigans)
Deaths On July 5
1982 Bill Justis (Memphis session man with Elvis)
Number 1 In The Charts On July 5
1975 Carpenters: Horizon UK 45
1980 Rolling Stones: Emotional Rescue UK 45
1986 Janet Jackson: Control US LP
Various Music Events On July 5
1954 Elvis Presley records That's Alright and other songs in his first Sun session
1956 Billie Holliday's autobiography, Lady Sings the Blues, published by Doubleday in New York
1958 Ray Charles appears at Newport Jazz Festival, much to the dislike of purists.
1968 John Lennon sells his psychedelic painted Rolls-Royce
1968 Bill Graham officially converts Carousel Ballroom in San Francisco to Fillmore West
1969 Rolling Stones give free concert in London's Hyde Park to an estimated 250,000 fans
1969 Tony Joe White hits US chart for first time with Polk Salad Annie
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