Debbie Gibson, Van Morrison and Gina Schock of the Go Go’s are having birthdays today. We also get another station (not MTV) to be the first to televise Michael Jackson’s “Bad” Video and the world was mourning on this day in 1997 when Princess Diana was killed in a high speed car crash in Paris.
The remaining Doors call it quits, Queen performs in Denver and we get a double dose of Billy Joel Today in Music History.
It’s an all-star lineup today for music history. We have Elvis, The Beatles, U2, and Roy Orbison for your reading and listening enjoyment.
Today in Music History we get The Beatles, Elvis, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimi Hendrix and The Kinks. That’s how you do a Friday!!
Two crazed Beatle fans jump from a helicopter, The Allman Brothers give us “Ramblin’ Man” and The Boss is “Born To Run” Today in Music History!
The most expensive song ever made gets it’s start today in 1975, The Cars play Central Park in ’79 and 20 years later we get our very own “Genie In A Bottle.”
Rick Springfield is having a birthday, Ringo Starr leaves The Beatles, Ric Ocasek from The Cars gets married and Duran Duran gets their star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame…Today in Music History.
The initial tracks of “Layla” are laid down, Led Zeppelin releases their final album of original material, and Ray Parker Jr. hits #1 with “Ghostbusters.”
It’s the last episode of The “Monkees” and the first album from Lady Gaga. In between we get The Carpenters and “Full House.”
Elvis has really left the building on this day in 1977 in Memphis. Bon Jovi releases “Slippery When Wet” and Kurt and Courtney have a little girl.
Go Go’s lead singer Belinda Carlisle turns 58 today and NKOTB singer Donnie Wahlberg is 47. We also get the last day of Woodstock and drummer Rick Allen returns to Def Leppard after almost 1 1/2 years and with one arm.
Similar to the Ice Bucket Challenge of several years ago, the #22PushUpChallenge is now taking over social media.
Today we lost “The King” of Rock and Roll. It was on this day in 1977 that we lost Elvis. It was on this day in 1958 that we got Madonna. It was also day #2 of Woodstock Today in Music History.
Happy Birthday to Tom Johnston, lead singer of The Doobie Brothers, he is turning 68 today. It’s also the anniversary of the beginning of Woodstock and if you have some kind of connection with 1985, the #1 song on the radio was “Shout” by Tears For Fears.
Follow Domino’s adventures all weekend long from St. Pete/Clearwater!
Happy Birthday to the frontman of Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler turns 67 today. We also get Lionel Richie closing out the 1984 Olympic games with “All Night Long” and a festival live from Moscow, Russia that yours truly was broadcasting from. I even rode on the MTV plane.
Happy Birthday to Joe Jackson and Eric Carmen. KISS gets their star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame and Diana Ross introduces us to The Jackson 5.
Michael Jackson buys The Beatles catalogue, Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran is rescued by the Royal Navy and Madonna makes history….all on this day in 1985.
Today in Music History, Rick Springfield get some probation, Sly and The Family Stone give us “Hot Fun In The Summertime,” and sadly one of the Grateful Dead is really dead.
KISS sign someones artificial leg, The Animals spend an entire 10 minutes to record their most famous song and Montreal gets trashed because Axl Rose had a sore throat. Today in Music History.
It was 50 years ago today that we got “Revolver.” Rick Derringer celebrates a birthday and it somehow took 5 years for us to get “Nights In White Satin.”
Jim Morrison of the Door’s drunk? Jim Stafford of Florida fame scared of “Spiders and Snakes?” And one of the greatest rock bands ever postpones it’s tour due to broken bones…..Today in Music History.
It’s birthday time for the DJ and friends. It’s also the day that Paul McCartney announced the Wings, Bon Scott was singing “Highway To Hell” and Def Leppard gave us “Hysteria.”
The Eagles have the #1 song on this day in 1975, Paul McCartney gives Badfinger a song to record and The Backstreet Boys hit the stage together for the first time in 10 years, Today in Music History.
MTV is born on this day in 1981, my radio career is born (kinda) on this day in 1973 and the birthday boy Joe Elliott makes his U.S. debut with Def Leppard on this day in 1980.
It’s a big day for Rush in music history. First off, it’s Geddy Lee’s birthday and today 42 years ago marks the day that Neil Peart joined the band. We also get some Kenny Loggins, Stevie Nicks and Guns N Roses Today in Music History.
It was on this day in 1973 that Lynyrd Skynyrd got their introduction to the world after signing with MCA records. Part of the press conference featured how to say their name.
Two of rocks biggest females bring their debut albums, Prince gives us “Purple Rain” and The Who ride the “Magic Bus.”
It’s Mick’s birthday!! 73 today for The Rolling Stone front man. We also get the release of “La Grange” from ZZ Top and one of the true, great, love stories in music of all time began on this day in 1969. Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr of the 5th dimension were married and are still going strong today.
The Beatles get a little help from a friend, David Bowie gets a little help from a Beatle and Boston releases their debut album, Today In Music History.