Music Calendar...

In 1936, Benny Goodman & his Orchestra recorded "Stompin' at the Savoy."
In 1957, Elvis Presley recorded "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear."
In 1958, Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock" was the first song to enter the UK charts at #1.
In 1962, The Beatles signed a management contract with Brian Epstein at his office at the NEMS record store in Whitechapel, although Epstein never signed it himself.
In 1964, The Osmonds played a musical family on TV's "The Seven Little Foys" starring Mickey Rooney.
In 1965, The Animals performed "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1966, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels appeared on TV's "Hullabaloo."
In 1969, Jethro Tull made their U.S. concert debut opening for Led Zeppelin.
In 1969, Donovan's album "Donovan's Greatest Hits" was released.
In 1970, Andrew Moog introduced the Moog synthesizer.
In 1970, "Evil Ways" by Santana entered the U.S. singles chart.
In 1976, "(Lonely Night) Angel Face" by Captain & Tennille entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1976, "Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" by Diana Ross was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1977, Jackson Browne was featured in an article in People magazine.
In 1978, "Short People" by Randy Newman was certified gold.
In 1981, "Crying" by Don McLean, "The Best Of Times" by Styx, and "Kiss On My List" by Hall & Oates all entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1981, "The Tide Is High" by Blondie was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1984, A London judge fined Linda McCartney 75 pounds for trying to smuggle marijuana into England.
In 1984, John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, and their son Sean toured the landmarks made famous by the Beatles in Liverpool, England.
In 1985, Phil Collins' single "One More Night" was released.
In 1987, "The Final Countdown" by Europe entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1987, "At This Moment" (a single originally released in 1981) by Billy Vera and the Beaters hit #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart and stayed there for two weeks.
In 1989, James. Brown pleaded guilty to drug and assault charges and was sentenced to a 6-year jail term.
In 1991, En Vouge's Cindy Herron debuted her movie, playing a nurse in "Juice," which co-stars Tupac Shakur.
In 1994, The album "Greatest Hits" by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers was certified gold and platinum.
In 1995, New York Newsday reported Paul McCartney had secretly visited Yoko Ono to discuss the surviving Beatles recording another of John Lennon's songs.
In 1995, Van Halen's album "Balance" was released.
In 1995, Producer David Cole, half of the C&C Music Factory, died of spinal meningitis.
In 1996, The albums "Bette Of Roses" by Bette Midler and "Playback" by Tom Petty were certified gold.
In 1997, Hootie & The Blowfish's album "Cracked Rear View" was certified platinum for the 15th time.
In 1998, Justin Tubb, son of the late Ernest Tubb, died following surgery for an aortic aneurysm.
In 2000, the albums "Unleash The Dragon" by Sisqo and "If I Could Turn Back Time: Greatest Hits" by Cher were certified gold.
In 2001, Nelly Furtado received five 2001 Juno Awards nominations for her debut album, "Whoa Nelly!"
In 2003, Led Zeppelin's 1971 rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven" and Peter, Paul, and Mary's 1963 classic "Blowin' in the Wind" are among 21 new additions to the Grammy Hall of Fame.
In 2004, actress Selma Blair and rocker Ahmet Zappa got married.


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