Today In Music History

Today In Music History: October 4th

[lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm]‘ hit “Yesterday” was the number one song in the charts on this day in 1965. Four years later in 1969, the album Green River by [lastfm]Creedence Clearwater Revival[/lastfm] was the number one album.

10/04/2010

Today In Music History: September 30th

It was on this date in 1955 when [lastfm]James Dean[/lastfm] was killed in an car accident.   Ten years later, [lastfm]Donovan[/lastfm] made his US television debut on Shindig! along with [lastfm]The Hollies[/lastfm], [lastfm]The Turtles[/lastfm] and the […]

09/30/2010

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 […]

09/29/2010

Today In Music History: September 27th

In 1964, [lastfm]The Beach Boys[/lastfm] performed “I Get Around” and “Wendy” on their debut on The Ed Sullivan Show.  Three years later, [lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm] recorded parts of John Lennon’s  “I Am The Walrus” and Paul […]

09/27/2010

Today In Music History: September 21st

  On today’s date in 1968, [lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm]‘ received their fifth change of clothing and hairstyles in just four years at Madame Tussaud’s Waxworks in London. A few years later in 1974, “Can’t Get Enough […]

09/21/2010

Today In Music History: September 20th

It was today’s date in 1969 when [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm] told fellow band members during a meeting in London that he was leaving [lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm]. A year later, [lastfm]Jim Morrison[/lastfm], lead singer of [lastfm]The Doors[/lastfm], was […]

09/20/2010

Today In Music History: September 17th

It was today in 1964 when The Bealtes were paid $150,000 for a show they performed in Kansas City, the most any act had ever been paid for a live show. Tickets to the show […]

09/17/2010

Today In Music History: September 13th

It was on this date in 1960, The Federal Communications Act, originally written in 1934, was amended to outlaw payments of cash or gifts in exchange for airplay of records.  In 1965 [lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm]‘s  “Yesterday” […]

09/13/2010

Today In Music History: September 9th

It was 54 years ago today when [lastfm]Elvis Presley[/lastfm] made his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show from CBS Television City in Los Angeles, where he peformed “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Love Me Tender” and […]

09/09/2010

Today In Music History: September 8th

Taking a look at music history on today’s date, in 1967 [lastfm]The Doors[/lastfm] performed at the Lagoon Park Patio Gardens, Farmington, Salt Lake City, Utah and one year later [lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm] performed ‘Hey Jude’ on […]

09/08/2010

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