Monday, July 10, 2017

Music Calendar...

In 1900 The trademark, "His Master's Voice," is registered in the U.S., featuring RCA Victor's logo and Nipper the dog looking into the horn of a gramophone machine.

In 1941 Guitarist/cornetist Bobby Hackett joins the Glenn Miller Band.

In 1950 "Your Hit Parade" premieres on NBC-TV.

In 1961 "Tossin' And Turnin'" by Bobby Lewis hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 7 weeks.

In 1964 The Beatles' album "A Hard Day's Night" is released in the UK.

In 1965 "I Got You Babe" by Sonny & Cher and "In The Midnight Hour" by Wilson Pickett both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1965 "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" by the Rolling Stones hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.

In 1965 The Beatles' LP "Beatles VI" hits #1 on the U.S. albums chart and stayed there for 6 weeks.

In 1966 The Rolling Stones appear on the "Ed Sullivan Show."

In 1967 Bobbie Gentry records "Ode To Billie Joe."

In 1968 Eric Clapton announces Cream will break up following a farewell tour.

In 1971 "Liar" by Three Dog Night enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1972 Alice Cooper's album "School's Out" is certified gold.

In 1975 "Gladys Knight & The Pips," a TV Variety show, debuts on NBC as a 4-week summer series.

In 1975 After 10 days of marriage, Cher separates from Gregg Allman.

In 1976 "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty" by KC & The Sunshine Band enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1976 "Afternoon Delight" by Starland Vocal Band hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1979 Conductor Arthur Fiedler, who led the Boston Pops orchestra for a half-century, dies at age 84.

In 1979 Chuck Berry is sentenced to 4 months in prison for income tax evasion.

In 1980 "Sexy Eyes" by Dr. Hook is certified gold.

In 1982 "Take It Away" by Paul McCartney, "Who Can It Be Now" by Men At Work and "I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock Of Seagulls all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1984 Huey Lewis & the News sings the national anthem before baseball's All-Star game in San Francisco.

In 1989 The Monkees receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 1990 Richard Marx sings the National Anthem at baseball's All-Star game.

In 1990 Bon Jovi's single "Blaze Of Glory" is released.

In 1990 Wilson Phillips' self-titled album "Wilson Phillips" is certified platinum.

In 1991 Sea Lion Films announces plans to turn the book "Love, Janis" by the late singer's sister, Laura, into a Broadway show.

In 1991 The owners and promoters of a suburban St. Louis amphitheater sue Guns N' Roses, claiming the band's actions led to the July 2nd riot that injured 75 people.

In 1993 A Spanish newspaper reports that Jerry Lee Lewis was booed offstage after he kicked a cameraman during a concert in La Coruna, Spain.

In 1993 Bob Seger marries Juanita Dorricott.

In 1993 "Weak" by SWV hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1995 On the same day that their album "Crazy, Sexy, Cool" is certified quadruple platinum, TLC declares bankruptcy.

In 1995 A Springfield, IL, concert featuring Boyz II Men, Mary J. Blige and Montell Jordan is postponed, after four of Blige's dancers were hurt in a traffic accident.

In 1997 Chrissie Hynde, 46, of the Pretenders marries Columbian artist Lucho Brieva, 32, in London.

In 1998 Variety reports Madonna had turned down the role of Maggie in the London production of "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof."

In 1998 Loverboy's album "Classics" is certified gold, and Lynyrd Skynyrd's album "Skynyrd's Innyrds" goes double platinum.

In 2000 Diana Ross announces the cancellation of the rest of The Supremes'

In 2000 reunion" tour, which featured Scherrie Payne and Lynda Laurence.

In 2002 Dolly Parton hits the road for the first time in a decade when she begins off a 13-city club tour in New York.

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