Music Calendar...

In 1939 The Artie Shaw Orchestra first records "Serenade To A Savage."

In 1944 "You Always Hurt The One You Love" by the Mills Brothers debuts on the U.S. charts.

In 1961 The Beatles record "Aint She Sweet," "Cry For A Shadow," "When The Saints Go Marching In," "Nobody's Child" and "My Bonnie" in Hamburg.

In 1963 "Wipe Out" by the Surfaris and Stevie Wonder's first hit "Fingertips Pt. 2" both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1963 "Hello Stranger" by Barbara Lewis peaks at #3 on the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1967 The Young Rascals record "How Can I Be Sure."

In 1968 The Jeff Beck Group, with Rod Stewart as lead singer, makes its U.S. debut at New York's Fillmore East.

In 1968 Bob Dylan appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

In 1968 "Classical Gas" by Mason Williams enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1968 "This Guy's In Love With You" by Herb Alpert hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.

In 1969 Blind Faith releases their first and only album.

In 1972 Van Morrison appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

In 1973 George Harrison's album "Living in the Material World" is released.

In 1974 "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" by Elton John, "Feel Like Makin' Love" by Roberta Flack, "Call On Me" by Chicago and "Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1975 While performing at Madison Square Garden, the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards and Ron Wood pick up radio signals on their guitars.

In 1977 "Lucille" by Kenny Rogers is certified gold.

In 1978 The albums "Double Vision" by Foreigner and "Some Girls" by the Rolling Stones are both certified platinum.

In 1981 Mark David Chapman pleads guilty to murdering John Lennon outside his New York apartment building.

In 1985 "Heaven" by Bryan Adams hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1989 Commenting on the reunited Jefferson Airplane's upcoming album, Grace Slick says, "We're your parents' worst nightmare because now we are your parents."

In 1990 Billy Joel headlines the first concert held at Yankee Stadium.

In 1991 A Jimi Hendrix fan paid $35,200 for the handwritten lyrics of Hendrix's song "Room Full of Mirrors."

In 1991 Funeral services are held in Royal Oaks, MI, for James Kubert, an original member of Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels. Kubert died of cancer at age 46.

In 1992 The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the FBI had to explain why it refused to release its secret files on ex-Beatle John Lennon to a University of California history professor.

In 1992 ZZ Top's "Greatest Hits" album is certified gold.

In 1993 Ozzy Osbourne announces that he would not retire, and was planning a new album and a long-awaited Black Sabbath reunion tour.

In 1993 Tears For Fears' album "Elemental" is released.

In 1995 CBS-TV news anchor Dan Rather joins R.E.M. on-stage during a New York soundcheck to perform "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"

In 1995 Shania Twain's album "The Woman In Me" is certified platinum.

In 1998 Paul McCartney personally chooses and arranges the 45,000 flowers decorating Manhattan's Riverside Church where the friends and family of Linda McCartney gather to say a candlelit good-bye.

In 1998 Brandy's album "Never Say Never" is certified gold and platinum.

In 1999 Christina Aguilera's single "Genie In A Bottle" is released.

In 1999 Ricky Martin's album "Ricky Martin" is certified quadruple platinum.

In 2000 The surviving members of the Isley Brothers sign an 8-figure deal with Pullman Group to issue bonds in lieu of future song royalties.

In 2001 Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco when an unidentified man struck her in the head with a bottle.

In 2001 Doobie Brothers drummer Mike Hossack is injured in a serious motorcycle accident near Sacramento.


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