Midday UpdateNew dates for The Who’s third LP, The Who Sell Out, was released. It featured mock commercials and genuine jingles from British pirate radio stations between songs.
In 1968, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Two Virgins LP was released in Britain, three days after Lennon’s divorce from his wife, Cynthia. The cover featured a frontal nude shot of John and Yoko, causing much controversy and a two-month delay in the North American release. The album was finally shipped in a plain brown wrapper.
Also on this date in 1979, the four original members of KISS performed together for what they thought was the last time. They reunited in 1996.