This day in Music History

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  1. SIRIUSaboutXM

    SIRIUSaboutXM DRC Special Contributor

    Not sure if I'm in the right place, but it sure seems like the right time .... Happy 72nd Dr John :party:


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    Happy Birthday to the great Dr. John The Nite Tripper today. Love you Mac! (72) Photo taken during a live broadcast at The Museum of Television and Radio. (Courtesy Pat St John)
     
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  2. Jon

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    Funny to see Jann Wenner inducted since he's the one that RUNS the RRHOF.
     
  3. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy November 21st! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1960: Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs are at Number One with “Stay.â€

    1987: Billy Idol has his biggest single with a live version of Tommy James and the Shondells’ “Mony Mony.â€

    1988: Pink Floyd releases its live album Delicate Sound of Thunder.

    1995: The Beatles Anthology I is released.

    2003: Phil Spector is charged with the murder of Lana Clarkson at his home the previous February.

    Born: Dr. John, 1940; David Porter, 1941; Lonnie Jordan of War, 1948; Brian Ritchie of the Violent Femmes, 1960; Björk, 1965; Alex James of Blur, 1968

    Died: Robert Lockwood Jr., 2006
     
  4. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy November 23rd! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1889: The first jukebox makes its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon.

    1976: Police arrest Jerry Lee Lewis outside Graceland after he shows up shouting, waving a pistol, and demanding to see Elvis Presley.

    2005: Madonna is at the top of the album chart with Confessions on a Dance Floor.
     
  5. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy November 24th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1956: Bill Haley and His Comets reach Number 34 with "Rudy's Rock."

    1958: Ritchie Valens enters the chart with “Donna,†on its way to Number Two.

    1983: “All Night Long (All Night)†by Lionel Ritchie is at Number One.

    1990: The Righteous Brothers’ popularity is on the upswing following the success of the movie Ghost, which featured their 1965 hit “Unchained Melody.â€

    2003: The original members of Mötley Crüe announce they're reforming for their first tour together in five years.

    Born: Donald “Duck†Dunn of Booker T. and the MG’s, 1941; Clem Burke of Blondie, 1955

    Died: Big Joe Turner, 1985; Eric Carr of Kiss, 1991; Freddie Mercury of Queen, 1991; Albert Collins, 1993
     
  6. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy November 25th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1957: Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps perform on The Ed Sullivan Show.

    1961: The Everly Brothers are inducted into the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.

    1984: Bob Geldof, Midge Ure, and thirty-four other artists record "Do They Know It's Christmas?" to raise money for Ethiopian famine victims, launching the Band-Aid Trust and presaging Live Aid.

    1995: Alice In Chains is at Number One with its self-titled album.

    Born: Percy Sledge, 1940; Amy Grant, 1960; Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees, 1964; Stacey Lattisaw, 1966

    Died: Nick Drake, 1974; Kevin DuBrow of Quiet Riot, 2007
     
  7. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy November 26th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1966: Wilson Pickett enters the Hot 100 with “Mustang Sally.†[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfuHgzu1Cjg]mustang sally - wilson pickett - YouTube[/ame]

    1968: Cream performs its farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

    1972: “Papa Was a Rollin' Stone†by the Temptations is at Number One. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s3SNHIH0bs]The Temptations Papa Was A Rolling Stone - YouTube[/ame]

    1977: Rocket to Russia, the Ramones’ third album, enters the album chart, where it reaches Number 49.

    1996: Bruce Springsteen begins his first solo acoustic tour in Asbury Park, New Jersey, coinciding with the release of The Ghost of Tom Joad.

    Born: Nesuhi Ertegun, 1917; Garnet Mimms, 1937; Tina Turner, 1939; John McVie of Fleetwood Mac, 1945
     
  8. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy November 27th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1933: Billie Holiday's first commercially released recording session takes place.

    1965: Writer Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters hold their first Acid Test in San Francisco. LSD-spiked fruit juice, called “Electric Kool Aid,†is available.

    1969: The Rolling Stones open a four-night stand at Madison Square Garden recorded for the live album Get Yer Ya Yas Out.

    1976: Queen's "Somebody To Love" is released.

    2001: “Family Affair†by Mary J. Blige is at Number One.

    Born: Al Jackson Jr. of Booker T. and the MG’s, 1935; Eddie Rabbitt, 1941; Jimi Hendrix of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, 1942; Charles Benante of Anthrax, 1962; Mike Bordin of Faith No More, 1962
     
  9. Jon

    Jon Well-Known Member

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHQkC7vcvmg]The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - YouTube[/ame] :buttrock:
     
  10. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy November 29th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1969: The Beatles are at Number One with “Come Together.â€

    1982: Metallica plays its first headlining show.

    Born: John Mayall of the Bluesbreakers, 1933; Denny Doherty of the Mamas and the Papas, 1941; Felix Cavaliere of the (Young) Rascals, 1944; Barry Goudreau of Boston, 1951

    Died: George Harrison, 2001 Very sad day 11 years ago- R.I.P. George
     
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  12. semipenguin

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    George sure does get a lot done these days :)

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  13. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy November 30th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1968: Sly and the Family Stone enter the chart with “Everyday People.â€

    1988: LL Cool J performs the first rap concert in Africa.

    2003: The corner of Bowery and Second Street in New York is renamed Joey Ramone Place.

    Born: Dick Clark, 1929; Roger Glover of Deep Purple, 1945; Billy Idol, 1955
     
  14. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy December 1st! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1957: Tonight’s Ed Sullivan Show features performances by two Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, each making their debut on national television, Buddy Holly and Sam Cooke.

    1960: Bobby Darin and Sandra Dee are married.

    1972: Martha and the Vandellas give their farewell performance in Detroit.

    1976: The Sex Pistols shock the U.K. with a foulmouthed appearance on a nationally televised interview.

    1980: Talking Heads kick off their U.K. tour at London's Hammersmith Palais.

    Born: Billy Paul, 1934; Lou Rawls, 1933; Eric Bloom of Blue Oyster Cult, 1944; John Densmore of the Doors, 1944; Bette Midler, 1945

    Died: Lee Dorsey, 1986
     
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    Happy December 2nd! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1957: The last of the Moonglows' singles to chart, "Ten Commandments of Love," is recorded.

    1967: The American Breed enters the chart with “Bend Me, Shape Me.â€

    1972: The Temptations are at Number One with “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone.â€

    1986: MTV airs Michael Jackson’s “Thriller†video for the first time.

    2004: Snoop Dogg tops the U.S> singles chart for the first time with “Drop It Like It’s Hot,†featuring Pharrell Williams.

    Born: Rick Savage of Def Leppard, 1960; Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters, 1968; Nelly Furtado, 1978; Britney Spears, 1981

    Died: Odetta, 2008
     
  16. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    This Day In Rock History!!!

    1961: Brian Epstein invited The Beatles into his office to discuss the possibility of becoming their manager.

    1965: The Beatles set out on what would be their last ever UK tour at Glasgow’s Odeon Cinema.

    1991: Alan Freed receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    2002: Peter Garrett quits Midnight Oil after twenty-five years.

    Born: John Michael Osbourne, of Black Sabbath, 1948; Born on this day, Mickey Thomas, Jefferson Starship 1949
     
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    Today's Bonus

    1968: Elvis Presley makes a triumphant comeback on his NBC-TV special Elvis.

    1971: The Montreux Casino complex burns to the ground during a show by the Mothers of Invention. (Smoke On The Water!)

    1986: A lawsuit is filed against Judas Priest and CBS Records, alleging that two fans shot themselves after listening to the band’s music for six straight hours.

    Born: Montell Jordan, 1968
     
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    Happy December 5th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1956: Alan Freed's film Rock Rock Rock, starring Chuck Berry, the Flamingos, Frankie Lymon, LaVern Baker, and Johnny Burnette, is released.

    1960: Etta James reaches Number 34 with "My Dearest Darling."

    1964: The Zombies reach Number Four with “She's Not There,†which will move into the Number Two spot the next week.

    1968: Graham Nash quits the Hollies. He announces the formation of Crosby, Stills and Nash three days later.

    1992: Ice Cube is at Number One with The Predator.

    Born: Little Richard, 1932; J.J. Cale, 1938; Jim Messina of Loggins and Messina, 1947; Johnny Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls, 1965
     
  19. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy December 6th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1995: Joni Mitchell is awarded Billboard magazine’s Century Award.

    1999: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its 2000 inductees: Hal Blaine, Eric Clapton, Nat “King†Cole, King Curtis, Clive Davis, Earth, Wind and Fire, Billie Holiday, James Jamerson, the Lovin’ Spoonful, the Moonglows, Earl Palmer, Bonnie Raitt, and James Taylor.

    Born: Mike Smith of the Dave Clark Five, 1943; Peter Buck of R.E.M.,1956

    Died: Lead Belly, 1949; Roy Orbison, 1988
     
  20. SIRIUSaboutXM

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    Happy December 7th! Here's what happened on this day in history:

    1964: Beach Boy Brian Wilson suffers a nervous breakdown.

    1991: U2’s Achtung Baby debuts at Number One.

    2004: Kanye West picks up ten Grammy nominations for his debut album, The College Dropout.

    Born: Harry Chapin, 1942; Tom Waits, 1949; Tim Butler of Psychedelic Furs, 1958
     

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