Music Calendar...

In 1935 Brothers Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey end their musical relationship. They reunite again in 1953 for about two years.
In 1954 "Jukebox Jury" premieres on CBS Radio as a summer replacement for "Amos 'N Andy."
In 1956 Johnny Cash's "I Walk The Line" debuts on the U.S. Country chart.
In 1960 "I'm Sorry" by Brenda Lee and "Alley-Oop" by the Hollywood Argyles both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1962 Benny Goodman leads the first American jazz band to play in the Soviet Union.
In 1964 The Rolling Stones release their debut album entitled "England's New Hitmakers/The Rolling Stones."
In 1964 "Memphis" by Johnny Rivers enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1964 "Love Me Do" by the Beatles is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1966 Dolly Parton marries Carl Dean in Catoosa County, Georgia.
In 1966 The Beatles' single "Paperback Writer" b/w "Rain" is released in the U.S.
In 1967 Jefferson Airplane is profiled in Look magazine.
In 1968 The Beatles begin recording the so-called "White Album." It took them five months to complete what was their only double album.
In 1970 "The Love You Save" by the Jackson 5 enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1970 "Everything Is Beautiful" by Ray Stevens hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 2 weeks.
In 1971 36 are hospitalized during Grateful Dead concert after drinking an apple drink spiked with LSD.
In 1972 The Rolling Stones' album "Exile On Main Street" is certified gold.
In 1973 George Harrison's "Living In The Material World" album is released.
In 1975 Joan Baez hosts NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests Hoyt Axton and Kool & the Gang.
In 1975 Alice Cooper's album "Welcome To My Nightmare" is certified gold.
In 1978 Led Zeppelin begin recording their last album "In Through The Out Door."
In 1978 Andy Gibb's album "Shadow Dancing" is certified gold.
In 1980 The Temptations host NBC-TV's "The Midnight Special" with guests Firefall and Robbie Dupree.
In 1980 Carl Radle, bass player for Derek and the Dominos, dies at age 37 of chronic kidney failure.
In 1981 "Queen Of Hearts" by Juice Newton and "Slow Hand" by the Pointer Sisters both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1985 Victor Flamingo unveils his new creation, the electric piccolo.
In 1987 Beastie Boy Adam Horowitz is arrested in Liverpool for striking a woman in the audience with a beer can.
In 1990 Midnight Oil performs on a flat bed truck in front of Exxon's New York offices to protest the oil compamy's ecological abuses.
In 1990 Smokey Robinson, Jim Croce and Michael Legrand are inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
In 1991 David Robinson of the Fat Boys is sentenced to two years probation by a West Chester, PA, judge for videotaping a 14-year-old girl having sex at a party hosted by the rap group.
In 1992 Paul Simon marries Edie Brickell of the New Bohemians.
In 1992 "I'll Be There" by Mariah Carey enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1993 Jazz composer and orchestra leader Sun Ra dies in Birmingham, AL, from complications of a stroke.
In 1994 The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences said it would add seven categories to the Grammy Awards.
In 1995 Robert Dewey Hoskins is arrested for scaling the fence around Madonna's Hollywood Hills mansion. He was later convicted of stalking her.
In 1995 "Freek 'n You" by Jodeci is released.
In 1995 Bon Jovi's album "Bon Jovi" is certified double platinum.
In 1997 Neil Young is forced to cancel his European tour after cutting his left index finger while slicing a ham sandwich.
In 1999 A bomb threat forces the evacuation of over 3000 people at a Kenny Rogers concert at Royal Albert Hall in London. No bomb was found.
In 1999 Tim McGraw makes a surprise appearance and opens a show for his wife, Faith Hill, at the Beacon Theater in New York City.
In 2000 Graceland cook Mary Jenkins Langston, the woman who prepared Elvis Presley's peanut butter & banana sandwiches and wrote "Memoirs Beyond Graceland Gates," dies at age 78.
In 2000 Gordon "Tex" Beneke, a singer and sax player with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, dies at age 86.


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