Music Calendar...


In 1956Elvis Presley's makes his film debut with the premiere of "Love Me Tender."
In 1964The Rolling Stones' Brian Jones misses three days of their tour hospitalized with a 104-degree fever in Chicago.
In 1964The TV special "Around The Beatles," filmed in London during the previous spring, airs in the U.S. on ABC.
In 1965The Rolling Stones perform "Get Off Of My Cloud" on NBC-TV's "Hullabaloo."
In 1965The Beach Boys' album "Surfin' USA" is certified gold.
In 1968"Who's Making Love" by Johnnie Taylor is certified gold.
In 1969Janis Joplin is arrested in Tampa for using "vulgar and indecent language" onstage.
In 1969The Beatles early stomping ground, the Star Club in Hamburg, Germany, closes its doors.
In 1969The Beatles appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1969"I Want You Back" by the Jackson 5 and "Jam Up Jelly Tight" byTommy Roe both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1971Ringo Starr's spaghetti western film "Blindman" debuts in Rome.
In 1972Harry Chapin and his wife have their first son, Joshua Burke.
In 1975"I Write The Songs" by Barry Manilow, "Evil Woman" by ELO and "Love Rollercoaster" by the Ohio Players all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1973The Hollies begin recording "The Air That I Breathe" at the Abbey Road studios in London.
In 1974Linda Ronstadt's album "Heart Like A Wheel" is released.
In 1975Abba performs "Waterloo" and "SOS" on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."
In 1975"Theme From S.W.A.T." by Rhythm Heritage enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1976Led Zeppelin's album "The Song Remains The Same" is certified platinum.
In 1978Elton John's album "A Single Man" is certified platinum.
In 1980"The Tide Is High" by Blondie enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1980"Lady" by Kenny Rogers hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 6 weeks.
In 1986"Will You Still Love Me?" by Chicago enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1987Robert Cray takes home 6 National Blues Awards (Handys).
In 1989Ringo Starr succeeds in blocking producer Chips Morman from releasing an album he recorded while addicted to alcohol.
In 1990Milli Vanilli producer Frank Farian publicly admits that RobPilatus and Fabrice Morvan never sang a note on their debut hit. The duo eventually return their Best New Artist Grammy.
In 1991Aerosmith's album "Pandora's Box" is released.
In 1992Sting receives an honorary degree from Northumbria University inhis hometown of Newcastle, England.
In 1992Eric Clapton's album "Unplugged" is certified double platinum.
In 1994It's announced that the Allman Brothers Band, Al Green, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Martha and the Vandellas, Neil Young andFrank Zappa would be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame the following January.
In 1994"On Bended Knee" by Boyz II Men is released.
In 1995M.C. Hammer plays a political benefit in Moscow for the Russian Prime Minister Chernomyrdin's Our Home Is Russia political party.
In 1995Garth Brooks' album "Beyond The Season" goes triple platinum.
In 1996Michael Jackson marries the woman carrying his baby -- his plastic surgeon's nurse, Debbie Rowe, in an Australian wedding ceremony.
In 1996The Indigo Girls' album "Strange Fire" is certified gold.
In 1997Ray Charles conducts his first-ever online chat at Rhino.com.
In 1999Trisha Yearwood's album "Where Your Road Leads" goes platinum and Led Zeppelin's album "The Complete Studio Recordings" is certified double platinum.
In 2000Michael Abram, the man who nearly a year earlier broke into the home of and stabbed George Harrison, is found not guilty by reason of insanity, and confined to a mental hospital indefinitely.
In 2003Reba McEntire appears on the cover of TV Guide.

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