Music Calendar...

In 1939 The Artie Shaw Orchestra first recorded "Serenade To A Savage."
In 1944 "You Always Hurt The One You Love" by the Mills Brothers debuts on the U.S. charts.
In 1961 The Beatles recorded "Aint She Sweet," "Cry For A Shadow," "When The Saints Go Marching In," "Nobody's Child," and "My Bonnie" in Hamburg.
In 1963 "Wipe Out" by the Surfaris and Stevie Wonder's first hit, "Fingertips Pt. 2," entered the U.S. Top 40 charts.
In 1963 "Hello Stranger" by Barbara Lewis peaked at #3 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1967 The Young Rascals recorded "How Can I Be Sure."
In 1968 The Jeff Beck Group, with Rod Stewart as lead singer, made its U.S. debut at New York's Fillmore East.
In 1968 Bob Dylan appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1968 "Classical Gas" by Mason Williams entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1968 "This Guy's In Love With You" by Herb Alpert hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 4 weeks.
In 1969 Blind Faith released their first and only album.
In 1972 Van Morrison appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1973 George Harrison's album "Living in the Material World" was released.
In 1974 "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" by Elton John, "Feel Like Makin' Love" by Roberta Flack, "Call On Me" by Chicago and "Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim all entered the U.S. top 40 charts.
In 1975 While performing at Madison Square Garden, the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards and Ron Wood picked up radio signals on their guitars.
In 1977 "Lucille" by Kenny Rogers was certified gold.
In 1978 The albums "Double Vision" by Foreigner and "Some Girls" by the Rolling Stones were certified platinum.
In 1981 Mark David Chapman pleaded guilty to murdering John Lennon outside his New York apartment building.
In 1985 "Heaven" by Bryan Adams hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1989 Commenting on the reunited Jefferson Airplane's upcoming album, Grace Slick said, "We're your parents' worst nightmare because now we are your parents."
In 1990 Billy Joel headlined the first concert held at Yankee Stadium.
In 1991 A Jimi Hendrix fan paid $35,200 for the handwritten lyrics of Hendrix's song "Room Full of Mirrors."
In 1991 Funeral services are held in Royal Oaks, MI, for James Kubert, an original Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels member. Kubert died of cancer at age 46.
In 1992 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the FBI had to explain why it refused to release its secret files on ex-Beatle John Lennon to a University of California history professor.
In 1992 ZZ Top's "Greatest Hits" album was certified gold.
In 1993 Ozzy Osbourne announced that he would not retire and was planning a new album and a long-awaited Black Sabbath reunion tour.
In 1993 Tears For Fears' album "Elemental" is released.
In 1995 CBS-TV news anchor Dan Rather joins R.E.M. on-stage during a New York soundcheck to perform "What's The Frequency, Kenneth?"
In199In 1995 Shania Twain's album "The Woman In Me" was certified platinum.
In 1998 Paul McCartney personally chose and arranged the 45,000 flowers decorating Manhattan's Riverside Church, where the friends and family of Linda McCartney gathered to say a candlelit goodbye.
In199In 1998 Brandy's album "Never Say Never" was certified gold and platinum.
In199In 1999 Christina Aguilera's single "Genie In A Bottle" was released.
In 1999 Ricky Martin's album "Ricky Martin" was certified quadruple platinum.
In 2000 The surviving members of the Isley Brothers signed an 8-figure deal with Pullman Group to issue bonds instead of future song royalties.
In 2001 Lil' Mo was injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco when an unidentified man struck her in the head with a bottle.
In 2001 Doobie Brothers drummer Mike Hossack was injured in a severe motorcycle accident near Sacramento.


Popular posts from this blog

City Page Survey

Fall Book Discussion and Movie Series

Book discussion group to meet