Today In Music History: 02/23/17

Happy birthday to the man that sings “No One Is To Blame,” Howard Jones, who is  62 and the “other” guitar player for Aerosmith, Brad Whitford, is 65.

On this day in 1964, The Beatles appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show” for the third consecutive week performing “Twist and Shout,” “Please Please Me,” and “I Want To Hold Your Hand.”

The first ever Juno Awards took place on this day in 1970. The Guess Who won Best Group.

On this day in 1977 “New Kid In Town” by the Eagles was the #1 song.

On this day in 1979, Dire Straits began their first North American tour in Boston, they sold out every one of their 51 scheduled shows.

Singer/musician Isaac Hayes was jailed in Atlanta on this day in 1989 for failure to pay child support and alimony. The total he owed his ex-wife? $346,000.

On this day in 1999,  Garth Brooks attended baseball spring training camp as a non-roster player with the San Diego Padres.

 

And finally, it was on this day in 2003, that Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel sang together for the first time in ten years, as they received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy.

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