Vintage Floyd that's pretty freaky... -- Squirmy moment for The Thin White Duke... -- High five's for Ringo!!!

Ringo Ponders
Richard Starkey, Sept. 1971. (Central Press/Getty Images)

4/27/1969 (49 years ago today) - Pink Floyd hit the stage at The Mother's Club in Birmingham, England -- The plan was to have recordings of the show feature in their upcoming LP "Ummagumma" -- The Mother's Club was located above an old furniture store(!), and in the late '60's/early '70's, over 400 bands played there: The Who actually performed one of their very first full concert versions of "Tommy" at Mother's, which also boasted early-in-their-career sets by Black Sabbath, Traffic, Fleetwood Mac, Deep Purple, Elton John, King Crimson, Jethro Tull and Led Zeppelin...and that's the short, short list!

4/27/1976 (42 years ago today) - Customs officials on a train at the Russia/Poland border detained David Bowie after discovering a 'treasure trove' of Nazi momentous and books in his luggage -- Ziggy tried to explain that the materials were for research on a film project about Nazi propaganda leader Joseph Paul Goebbels, but the customs officers were taking this stuff more than quite seriously, as in "What the f----k are you doing with this s----t?". Awkward.

4/27/1981 (37 years ago today) - She was Bond girl Anya Amasova in "The Spy Who Loved Me" and he replaced Pete Best as drummer for The Beatles: God bless him, good ol' Ringo Starr married actress Barbara Bach on this date while filming the movie "Caveman" (a terrible "comedy" that also starred Dennis Quaid and Shelley Long); against most show-biz odds, the couple have been together ever since!!!

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