Music Calendar...

In 1939 The music licensing organization Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) is formed.
In 1955 Buddy Holly's first band, Buddy & Bob, opens for Bill Haley and the Comets in Lubbock, Texas.
In 1957 "Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1957 "Wake Up Little Susie" by the Everly Brothers is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1964 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts marries Shirley Arnold.
In 1966 Grace Slick makes her first appearance with Jefferson Airplane at the Fillmore West in San Francisco.
In 1967 "I Can See For Miles" by The Who enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 Tammy Wynette has her first solo #1 Country hit with "I Don't Wanna Play House."
In 1968 The Beatles finish production on the so-called "White Album."
In 1969 Glen Campbell's single "Galveston" and The Jimi Hendrix Experience's album "Smash Hits" are both certified gold.
In 1971 John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear on "The Dick Cavett Show."
In 1971 Ike & Tina Turner appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1972 Joe Cocker is arrested for drug possession in Australia.
In 1972 "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" by the Temptations enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1972 "Ben" by Michael Jackson is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1977 Linda Ronstadt sings the National Anthem at the Dodgers-Yankees World Series game.
In 1978 Devo performs on NBC-TV's "Saturday Night Live."
In 1978 "(Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away" by Andy Gibb enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1982 A photo of the late John Lennon and widow Yoko Ono appears on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1985 Ricky Skaggs is named CMA Entertainer of the Year.
In 1990 Composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein dies at age 72.
In 1991 Tina Turner's album "Simply The Best" is released.
In 1993 Rolling Stone magazine names Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" as the #1 video in video history in their "The 100 Top Music Videos."
In 1996 Madonna gives birth to Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, the daughter of Madonna and her personal trainer, Carlos Leon.
In 1996 "Macarena" by Los Del Rio is certified quadruple platinum.
In 1997 Green Day's album "Nimrod" is released.
In 1997 A sore throat forces Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones to cancel a performance on the premiere of MTV's "Live From The 10 Spot." David Bowie performs instead.
In 1997 At London's Albert Hall, Sir Paul McCartney receives a standing ovation from fans at the debut of his classical work "Standing Stone." It was McCartney's second classical piece.
In 1997 Federal Aviation officials say John Denver didn't have a valid pilot's license when his experimental plane crashed off the California coast 2 days earlier. The NTSB said Denver's license had been revoked in 1996 because of drunk driving charges in Colorado.
In 1997 Duran Duran's album "Medazzaland" is released.
In 1997 Boyz II Men's single "4 Seasons Of Loneliness" goes platinum.
In 1998 "Polka king" Frankie Yankovic dies at age 83.
In 1998 B.B. King picks receives a lifetime achievement award at the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at Royal Albert Hall in London.
In 1998 The Backstreet Boys' self-titled album "Backstreet Boys" is certified platinum for the seventh time.
In 1999 Sting launches a world concert tour in Las Vegas.
In 1999 The albums "Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too" by New Radicals and "A Little Bit Of Mambo" by Lou Bega are both certified platinum.
In 2000 Drew Lachey of 98 Degrees marries his childhood sweetheart, choreographer and dancer Lea Dellecave in Cincinnati.
In 2003 Barbra Streisand releases her 60th album on Columbia Records.
In 2003 Celine Dion releases "Une Fille Et 4 Types, her first French-language album in five years.


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