Music Calendar...

In 1955 Fans rush Elvis Presley after a performance in Jacksonville, FL, causing the first rock 'n roll riot.
In 1966 The Kinks record "Sunny Afternoon."
In 1967 The Bee Gees enter the UK top 40 chart for the first time with "New York Mining Disaster 1941."
In 1967 "She'd Rather Be With Me" by the Turtles and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 "The Happening" by the Supremes is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1970 Badfinger records "No Matter What."
In 1970 The Beatles' movie "Let It Be" premieres in New York City.
In 1971 Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane is seriously injured in a car accident, after smashing her Mercedes into a concrete wall near San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
In 1971 James Brown records "Hot Pants" at Starday-King Studios in Nashville.
In 1971 Aretha Franklin's cover of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" is certified gold.
In 1974 More than 50 people are injured when youths start hurling bottles outside a Jackson 5 concert at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC.
In 1974 Maria Muldaur's self-titled debut album "Maria Muldaur" goes gold.
In 1975 The "King of Western Swing," Bob Wills, 70, dies in Fort Worth of pneumonia and heart complications from a stroke suffered several years earlier.
In 1976 Miles Davis' album "Bitches Brew" is certified gold.
In 1977 The Beatles' first live album, "The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl," is released.
In 1977 Dolly Parton makes her New York City debut with a concert at the Bottom Line.
In 1977 Linda Ronstadt denies reports she's been offered $1 million to photographed nude for a Hustler centerfold.
In 1978 Jimmy Buffett performs on NBC-TV's "Saturday Night Live."
In 1978 "Still The Same" by Bob Seger enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1978 "If I Can't Have You" by Yvonne Elliman is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1980 Ray, Goodman & Brown's single "Special Lady" is certified gold.
In 1985 Bruce Springsteen marries Julianne Phillips in Oregon. (They divorce three years later.)
In 1985 Amy Grant's album "Unguarded" is released.
In 1986 Ted Nugent declares on Dr. Ruth Westheimer's show, "Life is one big female safari and Dr. Ruth is my guide."
In 1986 Chicago's album "Chicago 17" goes quadruple platinum.
In 1987 U2's "The Joshua Tree" goes gold, platinum and double platinum.
In 1989 Davy Jones of the Monkees breaks a cheekbone in a charity rugby match in England.
In 1989 "I'll Be There For You" by Bon Jovi is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1992 During a Far East tour, Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante quits the band. He rejoined six years later.
In 1993 During an episode of "The Simpsons," Bette Midler, Barry Manilow and the Red Hot Chili Peppers help save Krusty the Clown's show.
In 1995 The Judds appear on the cover of TV Guide.
In 1996 Jewel's album "Pieces Of You" is certified gold, while Stone Temple Pilots' album "Tiny Music Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop" goes gold and platinum.
In 1997 Members of Midnight Oil purposely block traffic in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for an hour to protest the city's air quality.
In 1998 Quincy Jones, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and several others throw a surprise birthday party at a Hollywood nightclub for Stevie Wonder.
In 1999 Offspring's album "Americana" is certified quadruple platinum.


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