Today In Music History: 05/25/17

On this day in 1967, John Lennon took delivery of his psychedelic painted Rolls Royce. Sorry I don’t have a picture in color

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Sam & Dave performed “Soul Man” on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” on this day in 1969.

Same year (1969), The Who and Led Zeppelin appeared at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. This was the only time the two group’s ever appeared together, with Zeppelin opening the show. On the tickets, Led Zeppelin, was spelled Lead Zeppelin.

On this day in 1977, “Star Wars,” starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher, opened in U.S. and Canadian movie theaters and became the largest-grossing film to date. Exactly 6 years later “Return of the Jedi” opened in the U.S. and Canada and set a record for opening day ticket sales.

On this day in 1985, Dire Straits scored their second UK No.1 album with “Brothers In Arms”, it also went No.1 in the US and 24 other countries.

On this day in 1998, Coldplay released their first ever record, an EP called Safety.

On this day in 2005, in front of 7,000 fans at the Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, California, country music singer Garth Brooks proposed to Trisha Yearwood. She said yes and they were married in December of that same year.

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