A New Year and the Sixties still rule...

McCartney's Kitten
Paul at home with two kittens and sheepdog; June 1967. (Photo: Leslie Lee/Express/Getty Images)

1/5/1967 (50 years ago today) - ...and they didn't put it on the album?: During The Beatles sessions for "Sgt. Pepper" at Abbey Road in London, Paul McCartney records his lead vocal track for "Penny Lane".

1/5/1968 (49 years ago today) - Like Norman Bates said, "We all go a little crazy sometimes...": After going berserk and destroying just about everything in his hotel room, Jimi Hendrix spends 24 hours cooling off in a Stockholm, Sweden jail cell.

1/5/1969 (48 years ago today) - It's the last of four nights at L.A.'s Whisky A Go Go for Led Zeppelin's first tour of North America; the were officially billed as "Led Zeppelin featuring Jimmy Page, formerly of The Yardbirds"; opening act was Alice Cooper!

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