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Beatles exhibit captures the magic behind the music
According to msn.com, An exhibition at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland explores the creation of some of pop’s most indelible songs, during the period leading up to the Fab Four’s breakup.
From source: wikipedia.org On This Day In History was a feature on the BBC Radio 1 breakfast show in the UK between 1988 and 1993. It was devised by the programme’s presenter at…
From source: wikipedia.org music vary wildly throughout the world, every known culture partakes in it, and music is thus considered a cultural universal. The origins of music remain…
According to the source from onthisday.com, 1957 Dmitri Shostakovich ‘s 2nd Piano concerto premieres in Moscow. 1963 Decca signs Rolling Stones on advice of Beatle George Harrison. 1967 Rolling Stones Keith Richards, Brian Jones & Mick Jagger arrested on drug charges. More Events in Music.
Sharing a hint from thisdayinmusic.com, 1959 – Johnny Horton. ‘The Battle Of New Orleans’ by Johnny Horton went to No.1 on both the Country and Pop charts in the US, where it will stay for two months. The song was originally a poem written by high school teacher James Morriss in 1936, which he put to the music of an old fiddle tune known as ‘The Eighth Of January’. Horton later won a Grammy Award for the song.
If you read from thisdayinmusic.com, 1974 – Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin attended an Elvis Presley show at the Los Angeles Forum in California. After a shaky start to the show, Elvis stopped the band and jokingly said: ‘Wait a minute, if we can start together fellas, because we’ve got Led Zeppelin out there, lets try to look like we know what we’re doing.’.
It is inferred from onthisday.com, Today in Music. 1962 Ray Charles’ cover of Don Gibson’s “I Can’t Stop Loving You”, from his influential crossover album “Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music” hits #1 on Billboard; Today in Sport. 1935 Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth announces his retirement as a player at 40 years of age
A post published in calendar.songfacts.com, In Music History. Page 1. 1 2 … 5. 2016 After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxing champion and civil rights activist who was the subject of the 1975 hit ” Black Superman ,” dies of respiratory complications at age 74. 2014 Jade Castrinos, the female vocalist in Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, updates her Instagram bio to read: “For seven years i sang and wrote music with edward sharpe. they voted me off of tour a week before they left, via email.
It is learnt from a blog onthisday.com, 1937-07-25 Dmitry Smolsky, Belarusian orchestral, choral, theater and pop music composer, and teacher (Belarusian State Academy of Music, 1962-2014), born in Minsk, Belorussian SSR (d. 2017) 1937-08-02 Garth Hudson, Canadian rock Lowrey organist, accordion player and saxophonist (The Band – “Chest Fever”; “Up On Cripple Creek”), born in Windsor, Ontario
It is understood from sites like onthisday.com, 1964 “Folies Bergère” opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 191 performances. 1967 Capitol Records releases The Beatles’ album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” in the US; it is their first album with identical track listings in US and UK, and goes to number one for 15 weeks in US, 22 weeks in UK. 1973 “Nash at Nine” closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 21 performances.
Source: onthisday.com, Events in Music 1813-07-05 War of 1812: Three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and Plattsburgh, New York begin 1954-09-06 WINS radio station in NYC begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show
I had gone through onthisday.com, Events in Music. Events 1 – 100 of 2,114. 1777-08-04 Retired British cavalry officer Philip Astley establishes his riding school with performances in London, precursor of the circus. 1786-11-07 The oldest musical organization in the United States is founded in Boston, Massachusetts as the Stoughton Musical Society.
Hinted from onthisday.com, 1937-03-10 Alfred Janson, Norwegian jazz and classical pianist and composer (Passacaglia Vendetta; Variations over Variations on a Norwegian Folk Tune), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2019) 1937-09-28 Edward Applebaum, American classical music composer (The Princess In The Garden), born In Los Angeles, California.