Music Calendar...

In 1781, Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premiered in Munich, Germany.
In 1958, The Champs' single "Tequila" was released.
In 1962, Peter, Paul & Mary signed with Warner Brothers Records.
In 1964, The Beatles recorded German versions of "I Want To Hold Your Hand" and "She Loves You" at the Marconi Studios in Paris.
In 1966, "I Fought The Law" by the Bobby Fuller Four and "Working My WayBack To You" by the 4 Seasons entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1967, The Who and Jimi Hendrix staged a concert face-off as a tribute to the late Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein.
In 1971, Allen Klein, who once controlled the finances of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, was found guilty of tax evasion.
In 1972, "Everything I Own" by Bread entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1973, Johnny Rivers received a gold record for "Rockin' Pneumonia Boogie Woogie Flu."
In 1975, "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" by Elton John was certified gold.
In 1977, "So Into You" by the Atlanta Rhythm Section entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1977, "Car Wash" by Rose Royce was #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart.
1979 Emerson, Lake, and Palmer disbanded after ten years together.
In 1981, Creem Magazine's publisher, Barry Kramer, died at age 37.
In 1983, Men At Work became the first act since Rod Stewart in 1971 to top the singles and album charts simultaneously in the U.S. and Britain with the album "Business As Usual" and the single "Down Under."
In 1983, Stevie Nicks married Ken Anderson.
In 1983, Chrissie Hynde and Ray Davies had their first baby.
In 1990, Newsweek quoted Paul McCartney as saying, "Somebody said to me the Beatles were anti-materialistic. That's a huge myth."
1992 The Starlight Foundation named Paula Abdul its 1992 Humanitarian of the Year.
In 1992, Natalie Cole's album "Unforgettable With Love Natalie Cole" was certified quadruple platinum.
In 1993, MTV banned Paul McCartney's "Bad Boys Bickering" because it included the f-word seven times.
In 1994, "Without You" by Mariah Carey entered the U.S. singles chart.
In 1995, Arturo Sandoval, Tony Bennett, and Patti LaBelle performed at halftime during Super Bowl XXIX in Miami.
In 1996, a fire destroyed Italy's opera house, La Fenice.
1996 The Eagles and Garth Brooks are triple winners at the 23rd annual American Music Awards.
In 1997, Savage Garden's single "I Want You" was released.
In 1997, Merle Haggard's album "His Epic- The First Eleven- To Be Continued" was certified platinum.
1998, opening three weeks behind schedule, Paul Simon's musical "The Capeman" premiered in New York to poor reviews.
In 1998, Celine Dion's single "My Heart Will Go On" was released.
In 1998, Marcy Playground's album "Marcy Playground" was certified gold.
In 1999, Pink Floyd's album "The Division Bell" went triple platinum, while the Dixie Chicks' CD "Wide Open Spaces" went quadruple platinum.


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