Today In Music History: September 29th
In 1967, [lastfm]The Beatles,[/lastfm] while at Abbey Road in London, mixed [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm]’s new song “I Am the Walrus” which included the sound of a radio being tuned through numerous stations. In 1973, “We’re An American Band” by [lastfm]Grand Funk Railroad[/lastfm] reached number 1 on the music charts.
1976 – [lastfm]Jerry Lee Lewis[/lastfm] accidentally shot his bass player Norman Owens in the chest while celebrating his own birthday while firing holes through an office door. Owens survived but sued.
1984 – [lastfm]Prince[/lastfm]’s “Let’s Go Crazy” began its two week run as the number one song in the U.S.
1999 – [lastfm]Aretha Frankin[/lastfm] was awarded with a National Metal of Arts by President Clinton.
2004 – It was reported by The Sun that [lastfm]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] had a secret fourth child.