Music Calendar...

In 1956, A 10-day "Alan Freed Rock & Roll Spectacular1964 The Beatles performed before 16,000 screaming fans at the first of two concerts at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York. After the concert, they met Bob Dylan, who reportedly introduced them to marijuana.
In 1964, The Beatles appeared on the cover of Life magazine.
In 1965, The audience at a Forest Hill, NY, concert booed Bob Dylan because he played an electric guitar.
In 1965, The Rolling Stones announced that Allen Klein, whom they had met 3 days earlier, would co-manage the group along with Andrew Long Oldham.
In 1967, The Grateful Dead and Big Brother & the Holding Company played in the wake of a Hell's Angels member struck by a car in San Francisco.
In 1968, "Hell, I Love You" by the Doors was certified gold.
In 1969, Paul & Linda McCartney had a daughter, Mary.
In 1972, David Bowie made his U.S. debut at New York's Carnegie Hall.
In 1972, Procol Harem's album "Live in Concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra" was certified gold.
In 1973, "Smoke On The Water" by Deep Purple went gold.
In 1973, Bobby "Boris" Pickett's "Monster Mash" made the charts for the third time. It was initially released, went to #1 in 1962, and hit the charts again in 1970.
In 1978, Devo's album "Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo" and Linda Ronstadt's album LP "Living In The U.S.A" were both 1978 Devo's album "Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo" and Linda Ronstadt's album LP "Living In The U.S.A" were released.
In 1982, Men At Work's "Business As Usual" entered the U.S. albums chart.
In 1983, Thin Lizzy played its farewell gig in Reading, England.
In 1984, Steve Wonder's album "The Woman In Red (Soundtrack)" was released.
In 1986, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, and Neil Young performed in a show named "Get Tough On Toxics" in Long Beach, California.
In 1986, John Lennon's doodles in a booklet margin were auctioned off for $31,000 in London.
In 1986,1986,1986,1986,1986,1986,1986,1986 Tina Turner received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1986, The Monkees' album "The Monkees Greatest Hits" was certified gold.
In 1988, The Nevada State Supreme Court refused to release jurisdiction of the Judas Priest wrongful death suit to British courts.
In 1988, Kylie Minogue's debut album "Kylie" hit the two million sales mark, becoming the biggest-selling debut album by a female in Britain.
In 1993, Billy Joel's "River Of Dreams" entered the Billboard Albums chart at #1 and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1994, James Brown was ticketed after allegedly hitting a bicyclist while driving in his hometown of Augusta, GA. The cyclist was unhurt.
In 1995, Oingo Boingo announced their breakup.
In 1995, Bon Jovi's album "These Days" was certified gold and platinum.
In 1996, Collective Soul's album "Collective Soul" went triple platinum.
In 1997, Genesis' first studio album in 6 years, "Calling All Stations," was released.
In 1998, "Crush" by Jennifer Paige was certified gold.
In 1998, Barenaked Ladies' album "Gordon" was certified gold, while Elton John's CD "Breaking Hearts" went platinum.
In 2003,2003, The 20th annual MTV Video Music Awards began with Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera singing Madonna's "Like a Virgin." Later, Madonna appears and exchanges open-mouth kisses with both Spears and Aguilera.
In 2009, DJ AM was found dead in his Manhattan apartment after narrowly surviving a plane crash just a few months earlier.


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