Music Calendar...

In 1962 Barbra Streisand signs her first recording contract (with Columbia).
In 1967 Pink Floyd makes their U.S. performing debut in New York City.
In 1970 Jimi Hendrix is buried in Seattle, Washington.
In 1970 Curtis Mayfield leaves the Impressions after 13 years as the group's leader, principle songwriter and producer.
In 1970 The Rascals appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1971 John Lennon's album "Imagine" and Rod Stewart's single "Maggie May" are both certified gold.
In 1973 John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin a separation.
In 1973 Elton John's album "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is released.
In 1975 Al Jackson, former drummer with Booker T. and the M.G.'s, is murdered.
In 1976 Cliff Richard, Helen Reddy, Glenn Campbell and Rick Dees appear on NBC-TV's "Midnight Special."
In 1977 "Baby Come Back" by Player enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1977 "Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band" by Meco hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1977 Elton John is the first rock star to be honored in New York City's Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame.
In 1979 Elton John plays the first of 8 shows at Madison Square Garden.
In 1980 "One Trick Pony," Paul Simon's semi-autobiographical movie premieres.
In 1980 "Another One Bites The Dust" by Queen is certified gold.
In 1981 Pretenders drummer Martin Chambers severs a tendon in his hand when punches it through a window.
In 1982 The first Compact Disc player goes on sale in Japan. It was a Sony.
In 1983 "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" by Bonnie Tyler hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.
In 1987 The Time plays its first reunion show at the Minnesota Black Music Awards.
In 1988 "Desire" by U2 enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1989 During the Rolling Stones' "Steel Wheels" tour, Mick Jagger joins a singing group in the parking lot at Foxboro, MA, for a verse of "You Can't Always Get What You Want."
In 1989 Tom Petty makes a guest appearance as himself on "It's Garry Shandling's Show."
In 1990 Jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1991 A white crystal glove worn by Michael Jackson is stolen from the Motown Museum in Detroit.
In 1994 "Always" by Bon Jovi enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1995 Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Hootie & the Blowfish and the Dave Matthews Band raise $1 million at the Farm Aid concert in Lousville, KY.
In 1996 Blackstreet's single "No Diggity" is released.
In 1996 "From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah," a live album from Nirvana is released with performances from 1989 to 1994.
In 1997 Billy Joel's album "The Complete Hits Collection: 1973-1997" is released.
In 1997 Trisha Yearwood's album "Songbook - A Collection" is certified gold and platinum, while Elton John's single "Candle In The Wind 1997" goes platinum for the ninth time.
In 1998 John Fogerty, along with late brother Tom, of Creedence Clearwater Revival receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1998 Chicago's album "Chicago XXV (the Christmas Album)" is released.
In 1998 Mya's self-titled album "Mya" goes gold and platinum.
In 1999 Melanie C., aka "Sporty Spice," launches a limited world tour in New York to support her debut solo album "Northern Star."
In 1999 "The Fragile," Nine Inch Nails' first studio album in 5 years, debuts at #1 on Billboard's Hot 200 albums chart.
In 2002 The White Stripes play a free show in New York's Union Square Park.


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