Music Calendar...

In 1958 17-year-old Cliff Richard signed with Columbia Records in Great Britain.
In 1962 Robert Zimmerman legally changed his name to Bob Dylan.
In 1964 The Rolling Stones performed their first concert in the Netherlands.
In 1964 Joan Baez and Bob Dylan performed together for the first time at a concert in Forest Hills, NY.
In 1966 The Rolling Stones' album "Aftermath" was certified gold.
In 1968 Janis Joplin with Big Brother & The Holding Company, Iron Butterfly, and Spirit all performed at the Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis.
In 1969 Brian Jones (a tribute) appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone.
In 1969 "Easy To Be Hard" by Three Dog Night and "Hot Fun In The Summertime" by Sly & The Family Stone entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1972 "Alone Again (Naturally)" by Gilbert O'Sullivan and "Brandy" by Looking Glass were both certified gold.
In 1974 Alice Cooper's album "Alice Cooper's Greatest Hits" was released.
In 1974 "The Night Chicago Died" by Paper Lace and "Tell Me Something Good" by Rufus were certified gold.
In 1975 "Jive' Talkin'" by Bee Gees hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In1975In 1975 Elton John and Diana Ross hosted the first "Don Kirshner Rock Awards."
In 1977 Bachman-Turner Overdrive disbanded.
In 1977 "I Just Want To Be Your Everything" by Andy Gibb was certified gold.
In 1978 Muddy Waters performed at a White House picnic at the request of then-President Jimmy Carter.
In 1979 Rickie Lee Jones appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1980 "Late In The Evening" by Paul Simon and "Xanadu" by Olivia Newton-John & ELO both entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1982 The albums "Abracadabra" by Steve Miller Band and "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor were certified gold.
In 1985 "The Motown Review" began a summer run on NBC-TV, hosted by Smokey Robinson.
In 1986 "Twist & Shout" by the Beatles re-enters the U.S. Top 40 chart and peaks at #23.
In 1986 "A Matter Of Trust" by Billy Joel entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1988 A plane carrying Jimmy Buffett made an emergency landing in Bakersfield, CA.
In 1989 While on "The Larry King Show," a caller asked former California governor Jerry Brown why he didn't marry Linda Ronstadt. He replied, "Ask her that; she's not married yet either!"
In 1989 Santana's album "Borboletta" was certified gold.
In 1991 Tanya Tucker was shaken but uninjured when her tour bus inadvertently ended up in the middle of a police chase in Dallas.
In 1991 The Fifth Dimension received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1995 Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Jerry Garcia died of a heart attack at a drug treatment center in California at age 53.
In 1997 Elvis Presley Week began in Memphis as fans commemorated the 20th anniversary of his death.
In 1999 Limp Bizkit's album "Significant Other" was certified gold, platinum, and triple platinum.
In 2002 Alicia Keys won the second annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, walking away with four honors.
In 2002 Lisa Marie Presley married Nicolas Cage.


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