Monday, September 5, 2016

Today in Music History...September 5, 2016

Music History: September 5



1912: John Cage
1936: Willie Woods (Jr. Walker and the All Stars)
1938: John Stewart (The Kingston Trio)
1945: Al Stewart
1946: Dean Ford (Marmalade)
1946: Buddy Miles (The Electric Flag, Band Of Gypsys)
1946: Freddie Mercury (Queen)
1946: Loudon Wainwright III
1949: Dave Clempson (Humble Pie)


1969: Josh White
1978: Joe Negroni (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers)
1998: Sonny Knight
2002: Peter Tetteroo (The Tee Set)


1957: Elvis Presley, flush from his new fame, gives his mother, Gladys, his pink 1955 Cadillac Fleetwood.
1962: The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, visits producer George Martin's London office to listen to the acetate of the group's first recording, "Love Me Do."
1968: Tiny Tim sues Bouget Records, his first label, for releasing some of his early recordings without permission.
1968: John Lennon takes a plane to Germany to begin filming his first and only major movie role, appearing as "Pvt. 
 During Jerry Lewis' annual Labor Day Telethon on NBC-TV, musical guest Frank Sinatra announces that he's brought a friend along -- and produces Dean Martin, Lewis' former comedy partner, who has not spoken to him since the duo's dissolution twenty years earlier. The tearful crowd erupts in laughter when Lewis greets Martin with, "So, you working?"
1987: After a full three decades on ABC, Dick Clark's American Bandstand is canceled, largely due to MTV's influence on the younger generation. The show will limp along on the USA cable channel and in syndication for another three years, with a different host, before finally throwing in the towel.


1956: Johnny Cash, "I Walk The Line"
1964: Manfred Mann, "Do Wah Diddy Diddy"


1956: Elvis Presley: "Poor Boy," "Let Me"
1957: Elvis Presley: "Treat Me Nice," "Blue Christmas"
1965: The Rolling Stones, "Get Off Of My Cloud"
1967: The Beatles, "I Am The Walrus"


1960: Annette Funicello's "Pineapple Princess" enters the charts
1964: The Animals' "The House Of The Rising Sun" hits #1
1970: Joe Cocker's Mad Dogs & Englishmen enters the charts


1972: Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway's "Where Is The Love" is certified gold

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