Classic accommodations and a b'day party we'd love to attend...

Ronnie Wood with some of his drawings of fellow musicians, 1987. (Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

6/1/1969 (48 years ago today) - It was John Lennon's first solo single while he was still a Beatle: During John and Yoko's infamous 'bed-in' for peace at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel, they record a new piece of music in their room, using a simple set-up of just four microphones and a four-track recorder rented from a local studio: "Give Peace A Chance" will be released under the name Plastic Ono Band (songwriting credited as Lennon/McCartney!) and featuring "backing vocals" from all the guests in attendance including Petula Clark, Dick Gregory, Allen Ginsberg, Murray The K and Tommy Smothers who also played acoustic guitar. Good old days, sort of...

6/1/1971 (46 years ago today) - It won't take you too long to take in this piece of real history: The two-room shack in Tupelo, Mississippi, where Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935, was opened to the public as a tourist attraction. Pretty neat that it still exists after all these years...

6/1/1947 - Happy Birthday Ronnie Wood, 70 years old today -- A highly respected and accomplished painter/artist in addition to his legendary riffage for Faces and Stones (plus an impressive-as-hell-long-list of perfect acoustic pickin' on Rod Stewart's best solo stuff), we think that Ronnie's pedal steel work is where you really get to hear the definition of "a thing of beauty"; check him out on this Stones classic:

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"Let's go upstairs and read my tarot cards...", xoxo!