Sunday, September 25, 2016

Today in Music History...September 25, 2016

Music History: September 25



1932: Glenn Gould
1933: Erik Darling (The Weavers, The Tarries, The Rooftop Singers)
1936: Roosevelt "Booba" Barnes
1943: Gary Alexander (The Association)
1945: Onnie McIntyre (Average White Band)


1980: John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)


1956: Elvis Presley's upcoming single, "Love Me Tender," becomes the first 45 to reach one million in pre-orders.
1964: The Beatles' Brian Epstein is offered three and one-half million pounds for the group's contract. Epstein declines.
1965: The Beatles' self-titled animated TV series debuts on ABC.
1970: The Partridge Family's self-titled TV show debuts on ABC.
1979: The musical Evita premieres on Broadway.
1981: An infamous Rolling Stones concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, PA, is recorded for use in the upcoming flop concert pic Let's Spend The Night Together.
1990: The mayor of Macon, GA, renames Mercer University Drive "Little Richard Penniman Boulevard" in honor of its native son. 
 1993: A Patsy Cline commemorative stamp is issued by the United States Postal Service.
1998: Johnny Cash suffers a relapse of pneumonia and is admitted to a Nashville, TN hospital, just one year after nearly dying from the disease.
2000: A collection of letters, drawings, and other writings from Janis Joplin circa 1965 is sold on eBay.
2001: The first worldwide broadcast of a satellite radio station takes place as XM Radio takes the air.


1954: Elvis Presley, "Good Rockin' Tonight" b/w "I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine"
1970: Ringo Starr, Beaucoups Of Blues
1971: Cat Stevens, "Peace Train"
1979: The Eagles, The Long Run


1934: Henry Busse, "Hot Lips"
1962: Bobby Darin, "You're The Reason I'm Living"
1964: The Temptations, "My Girl"
1967: The Beatles, "The Fool On The Hill"
1968: The Beatles, "Happiness Is A Warm Gun"
1969: John Lennon, "Cold Turkey"
1970: Janis Joplin, "Me And Bobby McGee"


1954: Rosemary Clooney's "Hey There" hits #1
1965: Barry McGuire's "Eve Of Destruction" hits #1
1976: Blue Öyster Cult's Agents of Fortune LP enters the charts



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