Music Calendar...

In 1941, Artie Shaw and his Orchestra recorded "Moonglow."
In 1958, Buddy Holly & The Crickets' single "Maybe Baby" was released.
In 1964, The Kinks signed their first recording contract.
1965, "The Birds & The Bees" by Jewel Akens entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1965, "Downtown" by Petula Clark hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
1969 Cream's final album, "Goodbye Cream," was released.
In 1970, Judy Collins was denied permission to sing her testimony at the Chicago Seven trial.
In 1971, "Knock Three Times" by Dawn hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1973, Neil Young interrupted his New York concert to announce the peace declaration in Vietnam.
In 1972, Jazz & Blues singer Maybelle Smith died.
In 1977, Carole King's "Tapestry" became the longest-running album ever to remain on the U.S. albums chart as it reached its 302nd week.
In 1978, Chicago guitarist/lead singer Terry Kath accidentally shot himself to death with a gun he reportedly didn't know was loaded.
In 1979, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys divorced his wife Marilyn (mother of Wendy and Carnie of Wilson Phillips).
In 1982, Hall & Oates received their first platinum album for "Private Eyes."
In 1982, "867-5309/Jenny" by Tommy Tutone entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1983, Charlie Daniels hosted the 9th "Volunteer Jam" in Tennessee.
1984 The Rolling Stones' single "She Was Hot" was released.
In 1985, Joe Jackson kicked off five nights of concerts at New York's Roundabout Theatre, which resulted in his "Big World" album.
In 1986, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Fats Domino, the Everly Brothers, Alan Freed, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Sam Phillips, and Elvis Presley were the first to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
In 1988, Nirvana recorded a 10-song demo tape with Seattle producer Jack Endino.
In 1988, "Rocket 2 U" by the Jets entered the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1988, "The Way You Make Me Feel" by Michael Jackson was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1989, Latoya Jackson appeared on the March cover of Playboy magazine.
In 1990, Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Allen Collins died of pneumonia at the age of 37.
In 1991, Wilson Phillips' album "Wilson Phillips" went quadruple platinum, while Poison's single "Something To Believe In" was certified gold.
In 1993, "Bed Of Roses" by Bon Jovi and "Love Is" by Vanessa Williams entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1994, Skid Row's Sebastion Bach and their wife Maria became parents to a son, London Siddhartha Halford Bach.
In 1995, Hole lead singer Courtney Love pleaded no contest to charges of abusing and intimidating passengers and crew aboard an Australian flight from Brisbane to Melbourne.
In 1995, Alan Jackson's single "Gone Country" hit #1 on Billboard's country chart in its 23rd week. It was the most extended amount of time that any country took to reach the top.
In 1995, Melissa Etheridge's "Yes I Am" album went triple platinum.
In 1996, Brandy made her acting debut in the title role of her comedy series "Moesha" on UPN-TV.
In 1997, the composer of "Louie Louie" Richard Berry died at age 61 in Los Angeles.
In 1997, Shania Twain's video "Complete Woman In Me" was certified gold.
In 1997, Journey's album "Greatest Hits" went platinum for the ninth time.
In 1998, "Spice World," starring the Spice Girls, opened in U.S. theaters.
In 1998, Next's single "Too Close" and the Dixie Chicks album "Wide Open Spaces" were released.
In 1999, Bill Givens, 68, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, died of a heart attack in Santa Monica, CA.
In 2001, Jennifer Lopez's album "J. Lo" was released.
In 2002, Virgin Records paid Mariah Carey $28 million to terminate her record deal after only nine months with the label.


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