Music Calendar...

In 1957 "Teddy Bear" by Elvis Presley and "Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On" by Jerry Lee Lewis both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1959 Ricky Nelson sings "I Got A Feeling" on TV's "Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet."
In 1964 Sam Cooke begins a 2-week stay at New York's Copacabana Club.
In 1965 John Lennon's second book, "A Spaniard In The Works," is published.
In 1966 The Beatles begin their final world tour in Munich, Germany.
In 1966 The Rolling Stones begin an American tour at Lynn, Massachusetts.
In 1967 "Whiter Shade Of Pale" by Procol Harum and "White Rabbit" by Jefferson Airplane both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 The 5th Dimension perform "Up, Up & Away" on "American Bandstand."
In 1972 A Rolling Stones concert is filmed in Fort Worth, Texas, for the movie "Ladies & Gentlemen The Rolling Stones," which is released two years later.
In 1972 "Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)" by the Hollies and "I Am Woman" by Helen Reddy both enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1973 Al Kooper reunites with the original Blues Project for a concert in New York's Central Park.
In 1974 Elton John's album "Caribou" is released.
In 1974 "Rock The Boat" by the Hues Corporation is certified gold.
In 1978 "Baker Street" by Gerry Rafferty peaks at #2 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1985 Mick Jagger's album "She's The Boss" is certified platinum.
In 1986 ZZ Top's album "Afterburner" goes triple platinum.
In 1989 The Who begin their highly successful American tour in Toronto, at the same venue they played their farewell performance in 1982.
In 1989 A song written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney tops the U.S. Country chart for the first time ever when Roseanne Cash's version of "I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" hits #1.
In 1989 "Satisfied" by Richard Marx is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1990 Cure keyboardist Roger O'Donnell quits the group and is replaced by roadie Perry Bamonte.
In 1990 Donnie Wahlberg of the New Kids On The Block is badly hurt when he fell through a trap door on stage during a New York concert.
In 1992 Billy Joel receives his high school diploma from Long Island, NY's Hicksville High School. He didn't graduate in 1967 because of missed gym and English credits.
In 1994 Tony Bennett's album "MTV Unplugged" is released.
In 1995 After performing 7 songs during a San Francisco concert, Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder leaves the stage because of a stomach flu. Neil Young finished the show.
In 1995 "Kiss From A Rose" by Seal enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1997 LaToya Jackson is divorced from husband/manager Jack Gordon.
In 1997 Prince and former heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali announce plans for a benefit concert the following October in Los Angeles to raise money for groups that fight racial and religious prejudice.
In 1997 Dave Matthews Band's album "Crash" goes triple platinum.
In 1998 Kenny Wayne Shepherd begins a 12-city European tour in London.
In 1999 The sale of 100 of Eric Clapton's guitars raises over $5 million for his Crossroads Centre at Antigua, and alcohol and drug-dependency treatment center in the West Indies.
In 1999 Martina McBride's album "Evolution" is certified double platinum.
In 2000 Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines marries actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas.
In 2003 Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than 3 years in Japan.



































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