Music History: January 11
1992 : Paul Simon
becomes the first international performer to perform in Johannesburg,
South Africa, since the lifting of the UN boycott. Simon had violated
the UN ban by working with South African musicians years earlier.
|1964 : Billboard magazine publishes its first country and western album chart. At Number One: Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire album.
|1964 : In spite of (or, perhaps, because of) being banned by some radio stations, The Kingsmen's "Louie Louie" is #1 on the Cash Box chart.
|1969 : Joe South's "Games People Play" enters the pop charts.|| || |
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