Music Calendar...

In 1948 "I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover" by Art Mooney was #1 on the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1953 "Kawliga" by Hank Williams entered the U.S. Country chart.
In 1958 The first Gibson model Flying V guitar was shipped.
In 1964 The Rolling Stones' single "Not Fade Away" was released. (It enters the U.S. charts on the following May.)
In 1970 Creedence Clearwater Revival appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone.
In 1970 The Jackson 5 made their TV debut on ABC's "American Bandstand."
In 1970 Simon & Garfunkel's album "Bridge Over Troubled Water" began a 126-week run on the UK charts.
In 1970 "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)" by Edison Lighthouse entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1971 The Fifth Dimension sang a medley of their hits on the "Sullivan Show."
In 1972 "Precious & Few" by Climax was certified gold.
In 1975 David Bowie's album "Young Americans" was released.
In 1976 "Show Me The Way" by Peter Frampton entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1976 "Good Hearted Woman" by Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson was #1 on the U.S. Country chart.
In 1977 Rod Stewart appeared on the cover of People magazine.
In 1979 "Do Ya' Think I'm Sexy" by Rod Stewart was certified platinum.
In 1980 Tom Petty appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1981 "Nine To Five" by Dolly Parton hit #1 on the U.S. top 40 charts and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1982 Legendary New York air personality Murray "The K," sometimes known s the "Fifth Beatle," died of cancer at age 60.
In 1986 "9 and Half Weeks" opened in theatres. Thousands purchase Joe Cocker's "You Can Leave Your Hat On" and bags of ice after seeing the movie.
In 1987 Sly Stone (Sylvester Stewart) of Sly & the Family Stone was jailed on drug-related charges.
In 1987 "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" by Aretha Franklin entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1989 Rev. Jesse Jackson appealed for early parole for James Brown, citing Brown's exemplary behavior.
In 1990 Bonnie Raitt won four Grammy Awards, including Best Album. Bette Midler wins Best Record & Song, and Milli Vanilli wins Best New Artist.
In 1991 Madonna's single "Rescue Me" was released.
In 1992 John Mellencamp made his film acting, writing, and directing debut in "Falling From Grace."
In 1992 A Cleveland court dropped rape charges against Joseph Simmons, aka "Run" of Run-DMC.
In 1992 "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred was certified gold and platinum.
In 1994 Houston Astrodome security guards mistakenly tackled two cowboys invited on stage by Wynonna during a show.
In 1995 For the first time in 7 years, Bruce Springsteen performed live with the E Street Band in a New York nightclub. They were shooting a video for Jonathan Demme's film "Murder Incorporated."
In 1996 Natalie Merchant's album "Tigerlily" went double platinum.
In 1997 The Beatles' album "Anthology III" was certified gold, platinum, and triple platinum.
In 2001 Steely Dan won the Album Of The Year Grammy for "Two Against Nature," plus Best Pop Album and Best Pop Performance By A Duo for "Cousin Dupree." Eminem won three awards, all in rap categories.
In 2003 The owners of The Station nightclub in West Warwick, RI, where 100 people perished in a fire the night before, deny giving Great White permission to use fireworks blamed for setting off the blaze, even though the band's singer insisted pyrotechnics had been approved.


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