Music Calendar...

In 1956 Billboard magazine called Elvis Presley "the most controversial entertainer since Liberace."
In 1958 "Hard Headed Woman" by Elvis Presley hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for two weeks.
In 1962 Chubby Checker performed "Dancin' Party" on "American Bandstand."
In 1971 Carole King's album "Tapestry" and single "It's Too Late" were certified gold.
In 1972 Elvis Presley appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1972 Rod Stewart's album "Never a Dull Moment" was released.
In 1973 "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for two weeks.
In 1975 "Wildfire" by Michael Murphey was certified gold.
In 1977 Linda Ronstadt joined the Rolling Stones onstage in Tucson, Arizona. She and Mick sang "Tumblin' Dice."
1979 Genesis' first album in over two years, "Duke," was certified gold.
In 1979 "Bad Case Of Loving You" by Robert Palmer entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
1980 Former Grateful Dead keyboardist Keith Godchaux was injured in a car accident near Marin County, CA. He died two days later.
In 1980 Paul McCartney's single "Coming Up" and Genesis' album "Duke" are certified gold.
In 1983 A severe storm cut short a free concert by Diana Ross in New York's Central Park.
In 1984 "She Bop" by Cyndi Lauper and "Cruel Summer" by Bananarama entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1986 The Police began recording a follow-up album to "Synchronicity," only to scrap the project permanently.
In 1987 The Beatles CD's "For Sale," "A Hard Day's Night," "Help!," "Please Please Me," "Revolver," "Rubber Soul," and "With The Beatles" were all released in the U.S.
In 1987 Guns N' Roses' debut album "Appetite For Destruction" is released.
In 1989 "Weird Al" Yankovic made his movie debut as a TV station programmer in "UHF."
In 1989 Alice Cooper's album "Trash" was released.
In 1990 Roger Waters, Bryan Adams, Joni Mitchell, Cyndi Lauper, Paul Carrack, and others recreated Pink Floyd's "The Wall" at Potsdamer Platz, Germany, where the Berlin Wall once stood.
In 1990 BBC's Radio One apologized to listeners after Madonna repeatedly cursed during a live concert broadcast.
1990 A concert featuring the Moody Blues concluded The Goodwill Games in Seattle.
In 1990 "Blaze Of Glory" by Bon Jovi entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1993 En Vogue, Pearl Jam, REM, and Aerosmith led the MTV Video Music Awards nominees.
In 1995 Hammer and his wife had a baby boy, their third child.
In 1996 Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil was arrested for allegedly hitting a fan trying to take his picture in a hotel in North Carolina.
In 1998 Eagle-Eye Cherry, son of jazz artist Don Cherry and brother of Neneh Cherry, released his debut CD "Desireless."
In 1998 Reporters received a preview tour of Paul McCartney's boyhood home in Liverpool, England, restored to its 1950's condition by Britain's National Trust.
In 1999 Shania Twain's video "Shania Twain Live" was certified platinum.
In 2004 Oscar-winning composer Jerry Goldsmith died of cancer at age 75.


Popular posts from this blog

City Page Survey

Fall Book Discussion and Movie Series

Book discussion group to meet