Music Calendar...

In 1942 Count Basie and His Orchestra record "One O'Clock Jump" in NewYork.

In 1957 Filming begins on Elvis Presley's movie "Loving You."

In 1957 Patsy Cline appears on "Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts" singing "Walking After Midnight."

In 1959 The Kingston Trio receive a gold record for the single "TomDooley."

In 1961 Elvis Presley signs a 5-year film contract with producer HalWallis.

In 1965 Roger McGuinn and David Crosby of The Byrds, backed by a group of studio musicians, record "Mr. Tambourine Man."

In 1965 The Animals cancel a show for New York's Apollo Theater after the U.S. Immigration Department, continuing its crackdown on UK bands, forces the group to leave the theater.

In 1965 The Rolling Stones, along with Roy Orbison, arrive in Sydney to begin an Australian tour.

In 1966 George Harrison weds actress Patti Boyd, whom he met on the set of the Beatles movie "A Hard Day's Night."

In 1967 "Let's Spend The Night Together" b/w "Ruby Tuesday" by the Rolling Stones and "My Cup Runneth Over" by Ed Ames both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1970 "The Johnny Cash Show" becomes a regular series for ABC-TV.

In 1970 "Don't Cry Daddy" by Elvis Presley is certified gold.

In 1971 John Lennon is interviewed by Jann Wenner. The piece was published in Rolling Stone under the title "Working Class Hero."

In 1974 At the insistence of his son Chip, then governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter invites Bob Dylan to a post-concert party at his mansion.

In 1978 Randy Newman performs "Short People" on "Saturday Night Live."

In 1978 The "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack begins a 24-week run at #1 on the U.S. albums chart.

In 1982 B.B. King donates over 7000 rare discs to the University of Mississippi Center for Study of Southern Culture.

In 1984 Jackie Wilson dies, after spending 9 years bedridden, the result of an onstage stroke.

In 1984 "Nobody Told Me" by John Lennon enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1984 "Owner Of A Lonely Heart" by Yes hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1986 "Say You, Say Me" by Lionel Richie is certified gold.

In 1987 Country songwriter Jim Anglin ("Ashes Of Love") dies.

In 1987 Smokey Robinson, Carl Perkins, Rick Nelson, Aretha Franklin, Roy Orbison, Eddie Cochran, Jackie Wilson, Big Joe Turner and Marvin Gaye are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

In 1988 Pollstar reports that U2 was the top grossing touring band in the U.S. in 1987.

In 1989 Casey Kasem's new syndicated radio show, "Casey's Top 40," debuts.

In 1989 "You Got It" by Roy Orbison enters the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1989 "Two Hearts" by Phil Collins hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.

In 1990 MTV's "Unplugged" show makes its debut with Squeeze as the first performers.

In 1990 Quincy Jones is awarded the French Legion Of Honor for his lifetime of musical contributions.

In 1991 Sting's album "The Soul Cages" is released.

In 1992 U2's album "Achtung Baby" is certified gold, platinum and double platinum.

In 1994 Mariah Carey's single "Without You" is released.

In 1995 A New York auction billed as "The biggest rock 'n roll auction" flopped when most of the famous items went unsold.

In 1996 Wynonna Judd weds Arch Kelley III.

In 1996 Francisco Garcia, lead singer of Cannibal and the Headhunters, dies at age 49.

In 1999 Enrique Iglesias' album "Cosas Del Amor" is certified gold, while

In 1999 Offspring's CD "Americana" goes double platinum.

In 2000 "Thank God I Found You" by Mariah Carey is released.

In 2002 Peggy Lee ("Is That All There Is," "Fever") dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. She was 81.


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