Music Calendar...

In 1941 Ernest Tubb recorded "Walking The Floor Over You."
In 1960 Filming began on the Elvis Presley movie "G.I. Blues."
In 1964 The Beatles attended Roy Orbison's belated 28th birthday party in London.
In 1967 16-year-old Janis Ian sang "Society's Child" on the CBS unique "Inside Pop: The Rock Revolution" hosted by Leonard Bernstein.
In 1969 "Oh Happy Day" by Edwin Hawkins Singers entered the U.S. Top 40 charts.
In 1970 The Broadway musical "Company," by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth, opened at the Alvin Theatre in New York.
In 1971 "Help Me Make It Through The Night" by Sammi Smith went gold.
In 1975 "Old Days" by Chicago entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1975 "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song" by B.J. Thomas is #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1976 The Rolling Stones' album "Black & Blue" was certified gold.
In 1977 New York's disco palace Studio 54 opened.
In 1978 Ringo Starr appeared in his first TV special, an updated version of Mark Twain's "The Prince And The Pauper."
In 1980 The Carpenters' "Music Music Music" TV special aired on ABC.
In 1980 "Coming Up" by Paul McCartney entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1980 "Ride Like The Wind" by Christopher Cross peaked at #2 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1980 Dottie West had her first #1 Country hit with "Lesson In Leavin'."
In 1982 Rod Stewart was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight on Hollywood's Sunset Blvd. The gunman stole his $50,000 Porsche.
In 1982 "Time Pieces/Best Of Eric Clapton" by Eric Clapton was released.
In 1983 Duran Duran's album "Rio" was certified platinum.
In 1984 Count Basie died of pancreatic cancer at age 79.
In 1984 Liverpool's Cavern Club, where the Beatles started, re-opens.
In 1987 Fats Domino, Jose Feliciano, and Allen Toussaint headline the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
In 1988 Mick Jagger was found not guilty of stealing the riff on "Just Another Night" from a Jamaican musician.
In 1989 Bobby Brown won the Boston Music Award for Act Of The Year.
In 1994 Grace Slick pleaded guilty to pointing a shotgun at police in her Tiburon, CA, home on March 5, citing extreme stress.
In 1994 Madonna released the video "The Girly Show - Live Down Under."
In 1994 "Streets Of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springsteen was certified gold.
In 1995 Bobby Brown was charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct following a nightclub brawl in Orlando, FL.
In 1995 Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler was charged with felony heroin possession after he was found slumped over the wheel of his car parked on a Los Angeles street.
In 1995 Hole's album "Live Through This" was certified platinum.
In 1997 The ABC special "U2: A Year In Pop" was televised.
In 1998 Country music fans raised $10,000 for tornado relief in Nashville at a benefit hosted by Naomi Judd.
In 1999 Tickets sales to see Woodstock '99 set a Ticketmaster record for first-day single-event sales at $7 million.
In 1999 Billy Joel lectured an acting class at Manhattan's New School.
In 1999 Sinead O'Connor tells the BBC that she'd been ordained as the first woman priest in the Latin Tridentine Church.
In 1999 The album "Aida" by Elton John & Tim Rice was certified gold.
In 2000 De La Soul's album "3 Feet High And Rising" went platinum, and Blink 182's album "Enema Of The State" was certified quadruple platinum.
In 2001 Son By Four won seven Billboard Latin Music Awards, including Hot Latin Tracks Artist Of The Year.
In 2001 Georgia rockers Third Day took top honors at the 32nd Dove Awards.
In 2013 Legendary country singer George Jones died at age 81.


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