Music Calendar...

In 1956, Buddy Holly’s first single, “Blue Days, Black Nights," was released.
In 1965, The Hollies began their first tour at Brooklyn's Paramount Theatre in New York.
In 1966, Bob Dylan's “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35" entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1967, The Electric Prunes appeared on CBS-TV's "The Smothers Brothers Show."
In 1971, "Brown Sugar” was the first single released on the Rolling Stones' label.
In 1971, Paul & Linda McCartney appeared on the cover of Life magazine.
In 1972, The Electric Light Orchestra, formerly the Move, gave their first live performance under their new name.
In 1973, Paul McCartney introduced his version of "Mary Had A Little Lamb" on "James Paul McCartney," his first TV special.
In 1974, Queen performed in the U.S. for the first time at Regis College in Denver.
In 1977, Frank Sinatra appeared on the cover of TV Guide.
In 1977, "Dreams" by Fleetwood Mac and "Got To Give It Up (Part 1)” by Marvin Gaye both entered the U.S. Top 40 chart.
In 1977, David Soul's "Don't Give Up On Us" was #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1979, Gloria Gaynor's single "I Will Survive" was certified platinum.
In 1982, "Oak Ridge Boys Greatest Hits" by Oak Ridge Boys was certified platinum.
In 1990, Peter Gabriel, Neil Young, Lou Reed, Bonnie Raitt, Simple Minds, the Neville Brothers, and Tracy Chapman performed at a concert in London's Wembley Stadium to celebrate the release of South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela from prison.
In 1991, Wilson Phillips' self-titled album "Wilson Phillips" was certified platinum for the fifth time.
In 1993, Songwriter Paul Williams and Hilda Keenan Wynn were married.
In 1993, Billy Burnette announced he was leaving Fleetwood Mac to concentrate on recording Country music.
In 1994, Harry Connick Jr. and model Jill Goodacre were married.
In 1995, Bob Seger and their wife Nita became parents to daughter Samantha Char.
In 1996, Judy Collins weds Korean War memorial designer Louis Nelson.
In 1996, Brooks & Dunn's album "Borderline" was released.
In 1997, Country singer Janis Gill of Sweethearts of the Rodeo filed for divorce from Vince Gill after 17 years of marriage.
In 1997, The Wallflowers album "Bringing Down The Horse" was certified double platinum, while Bush’s CD "Sixteen Stone" went platinum for the sixth time.
In 1998, Los Angeles prosecutors filed criminal charges against George Michael after he was arrested a week earlier in a Beverly Hills park restroom for engaging in a lewd act.
In 1999, Shania Twain became the first woman to be honored as songwriter/artist of the year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International.
In 1999, Skip Spence, a founding member of Jefferson Airplane and Moby Grape, died of lung cancer in Santa Cruz, CA, at age 52.
In 1999, Tim McGraw's album "A Place In The Sun" was released.
In 2001, American composer John Corigliano, 63, won the Pulitzer Prize in music for his Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra.
In 2003, Luther Vandross, 52, suffered a stroke and was hospitalized.


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