Music Calendar...

In 1957 "Teddy Bear" by Elvis Presley and "Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On" by Jerry Lee Lewis entered the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1959 Ricky Nelson sang "I Got A Feeling" on TV's "Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet."

In 1964 Sam Cooke began a 2-week stay at New York's Copacabana Club.

In 1965 John Lennon's second book, "A Spaniard In The Works," was published.

In 1966 The Beatles began their final world tour in Munich, Germany.

In 1966 The Rolling Stones began an American tour in Lynn, Massachusetts.

In 1967 "Whiter Shade Of Pale" by Procol Harum and "White Rabbit" by Jefferson Airplane entered the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1967 The 5th Dimension performed "Up, Up & Away" on "American Bandstand."

In 1972 A Rolling Stones concert was filmed in Fort Worth, Texas, for the movie "Ladies & Gentlemen The Rolling Stones," released two years later.

In 1972 "Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)" by the Hollies and "I Am Woman" by Helen Reddy both entered the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1973 Al Kooper reunited with the original Blues Project for a concert in New York's Central Park.

In 1974 Elton John's album "Caribou" was released.

In 1974 "Rock The Boat" by the Hues Corporation was certified gold.

In 1978 "Baker Street" by Gerry Rafferty peaks at #2 on the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1985 Mick Jagger's album "She's The Boss" was certified platinum.

In 1986 ZZ Top's album "Afterburner" went triple platinum.

In 1989 The Who began their highly successful American tour in Toronto, at the same venue they played their farewell performance in 1982.

In 1989, a song by John Lennon & Paul McCartney topped the U.S. Country chart for the first time ever when Roseanne Cash's version of "I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" hit #1.

In 1989 "Satisfied" by Richard Marx is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.

In 1990 Cure keyboardist Roger O'Donnell quit the group and was replaced by roadie Perry Bamonte.

In 1990 Donnie Wahlberg of the New Kids On The Block was severely hurt when he fell through a trap door on stage during a New York concert.

In 1992 Billy Joel received his high school diploma from Long Island, NY's Hicksville High School. He didn't graduate in 1967 because of a missed gym and English credits.

In 1994 Tony Bennett's album "MTV Unplugged" was released.

In 1995 After performing 7 songs during a San Francisco concert, Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder left the stage because of the stomach flu. Neil Young finished the show.

In 1995 "Kiss From A Rose" by Seal entered the U.S. top 40 charts.

In 1997 LaToya Jackson was divorced from husband/manager Jack Gordon.

In 1997 Prince and former heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali announced plans for a benefit concert the following October in Los Angeles to raise money for groups that fight racial and religious prejudice.

In 1997 Dave Matthews Band's album "Crash" went triple platinum.

In 1998 Kenny Wayne Shepherd began a 12-city European tour in London.

In 1999 The sale of 100 of Eric Clapton's guitars raised over $5 million for his Crossroads Centre at Antigua and alcohol and drug-dependency treatment center in the West Indies.

In 1999 Martina McBride's album "Evolution" was certified double platinum.

In 2000 Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines married actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas.
In 2003 Mariah Carey embarked on her first tour in more than 3 years in Japan.


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