Music Calendar...

In 1781 Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres in Munich, Germany.
In 1958 The Champs' single "Tequila" is released.
In 1962 Peter, Paul & Mary sign with Warner Brothers Records.
In 1964 The Beatles record German versions of "I Want To Hold Your Hand"and "She Loves You" at the Marconi Studios in Paris.
In 1966 "I Fought The Law" by the Bobby Fuller Four and "Working My WayBack To You" by the 4 Seasons both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 The Who and Jimi Hendrix stage a concert face-off as part of a tribute to the late Beatles' manager Brian Epstein.
In 1971 Allen Klein, who once controlled the finances of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, is found guilty of tax evasion.
In 1972 "Everything I Own" by Bread enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1973 Johnny Rivers receives a gold record for "Rockin' Pneumonia Boogie Woogie Flu."
In 1975 "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" by Elton John is certified gold.
In 1977 "So Into You" by the Atlanta Rhythm Section enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1977 "Car Wash" by Rose Royce is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1979 After ten years together Emerson, Lake and Palmer disband.
In 1981 Creem Magazine's publisher Barry Kramer dies at age 37.
In 1983 Men At Work becomes the first act since Rod Stewart in 1971 to top the singles and album charts simultaneously in the U.S. and Britain with the album "Business As Usual" and the single "Down Under."
In 1983 Stevie Nicks marries Ken Anderson.
In 1983 Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies have their first baby.
In 1990 Newsweek quotes Paul McCartney as saying, "Somebody said to me the Beatles were anti-materialistic. That's a huge myth."
In 1992 The Starlight Foundation names Paula Abdul its 1992 Humanitarian of the Year.
In 1992 Natalie Cole's album "Unforgettable With Love Natalie Cole" is certified quadruple platinum.
In 1993 MTV bans Paul McCartney's "Bad Boys Bickering" because it included the f-word seven times.
In 1994 "Without You" by Mariah Carey enters the U.S. singles chart.
In 1995 Arturo Sandoval, Tony Bennett and Patti LaBelle perform at halftime during Super Bowl XXIX in Miami.
In 1996 Fire destroys Italy's opera house La Fenice.
In 1996 The Eagles and Garth Brooks are triple winners at the 23rd annual American Music Awards.
In 1997 Savage Garden's single "I Want You" is released.
In 1997 Merle Haggard's album "His Epic-The First Eleven-To Be Continued" is certified platinum.
In 1998 Opening three weeks behind schedule, Paul Simon's musical "The Capeman" premieres in New York to poor reviews.
In 1998 Celine Dion's single "My Heart Will Go On" is released.
In 1998 Marcy Playground's album "Marcy Playground" is certified gold.
In 1999 Pink Floyd's album "The Division Bell" goes triple platinum, while the Dixie Chicks' CD "Wide Open Spaces" goes quadruple platinum.


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