Today In Music History: 05/22/17

By Domino

Birthday shout outs to Johnny Gill from New Edition, Jesse Valenzuela from the Gin Blossoms, Morrissey from the Smiths, and long time Elton John collaborator Bernie Taupin.

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On this day in 1958, Jerry Lee Lewis arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport to begin his first British tour.

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The Rolling Stones album ‘Sticky Fingers’ started a four-week run at No.1 on the US charts on this day in 1971. The artwork for Sticky Fingers, which featured a working zipper, was conceived by Andy Warhol.

On this day in 1987, Roy Orbison was the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live.”

It was Johnny Carson’s last night, on this day in 1992, after almost 30 years as host of “The Tonight Show.”

We jump to this day in 1993, when Ace Of Base started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with “All That She Wants.” The song peaked at #2 here in the U.S.

And finally it was on this day in 2010, that Alanis Morissette married  Mario “Souleye” Treadway in a private ceremony at their Los Angeles home. They are still together and have two kids. Alanis has a twin brother, Wade, who also dabbles in music. Here’s the song that Dave Coulier from “Full House” says is about him.


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