Music Calendar...

In 1954 Elvis Presley made one of his first professional appearances at Overton Park in Memphis, TN, singing "That's All Right (Mama)."
In 1959 Four members of the Platters were1964 Louis Armstrong's album "Hello, Dolly!" was certified gold.
In 1966 The Young Rascals appeared on TV's "Where The Action Is."
In 1968 "Magic Bus" by the Who entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1968 Mick Jagger appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1970 Jim Morrison was tried on charges of profanity and indecent exposure while performing at a Doors concert in Miami. He is eventually found guilty and receives 6 months in jail.
In 1971 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band began recording their triple album "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" in Nashville.
In 1971 "Don't Pull Your Love" by Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds was certified gold.
In 1972 Paul & Linda McCartney was arrested for drug possession in Gothenburg, Sweden. Paul is fined $1000 and Linda $200. Paul said, "This will make good publicity for our concert tonight."
In 1974 Tavares opened for the Jackson Five in St. Louis.
In 1974 "Feel Like Makin' Love" by Roberta Flack was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1975 Manhattan Transfer began a summer variety series on CBS TV.
In 1976 Elton John opened a sold-out 7-night series of concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York.
In 1982 Frank & Moon Unit Zappa appeared on "Late Night With David Letterman."
In 1982 "Southside" Johnny Lyon, leader of the Asbury Jukes, marries Jill Glassner in Asbury Park, NJ.
In 1985 Duran Duran's lead singer, Simon LeBon's boat, capsized off the coast of England during a race. He's rescued by the Royal Navy.
In 1985 "Like A Virgin" by Madonna became the first solo album by a female artist to be certified for sales of five million copies.
In 1985 Madonna appeared on the cover of TV Guide.
In 1993 Long Island songwriter Gary Zimmerman filed a $10 million lawsuit against Billy Joel, claiming the hit song "River of Dreams" was stolen from one of his tunes.
In 1993 Al Hirt underwent gallbladder surgery in Metairie, LA.
In 1994 Sting announced a world tour that would open in Jerusalem.
In 1995 Van Halen appeared on the "Late Show With David Letterman."
In 1995 Jimmy Buffett sang at a birthday celebration for President Clinton at the White House.
In 1995 Michael Jackson's single "You Are Not Alone" and Brandy's single "Broken Hearted" were both released.
In 1996 AT&T software problems caused some Pearl Jam fans to get busy signals when they tried to buy tickets for a concert at the University of Toledo.
InInIn 1998, Cher's album "Heart of Stone" was certified triple platinum.
In 1999 Carnie Wilson had gastric bypass surgery and broadcast it online.
In 1999 Destiny Child's album "Writing's On The Wall" was released.
In 1999 "Genie In A Bottle" by Christina Aguilera was certified gold and platinum.
In 2000 Dave Matthews married Ashley Harper.
In 2001 Cyndi Thomson made her Grand Ole Opry debut.
In 2001 Martie Seidel of the Dixie Chicks married Ireland-based college professor Gareth Maguire.


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