Two songs recorded 7 years apart to the day about the same woman. That and more is featured Today in Music History.
Today in Music History: Aretha gives us “Respect” George Harrison thinks The Beatles will reunite, The Bee Gee’s find disco, Eric Clapton loses his “Layla” and Jon Bon Jovi marries his high school sweetheart.
Lovely ladies are having birthdays, we have a battle of the former Beatles, Petty gets his star, Elvis does Vegas and Chicago Transit Authority hits vinyl.
The Spaceman of KISS is having a Birthday, lot’s of great songs get released, Ringo gets married and we lose disco great Vickie Sue Robinson.
Today In Music History: Elvis does “G.I. Blues” Frankie and Annette get together, B.J. Thomas gets into the Guinness Book Of World Records, Studio 54 opens in New York City with Donald Trump on the guest list and we lose a great funny lady.
Today in Music History. The Stones play Toronto, The Beatles record “All You Need Is Love” Willie Nelson plays the White House, The Eagles re-form after 14 years apart for “Hell Freezes Over” and Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes of TLC dies from injuries suffered in a car accident.
Today in Music History The Boss wins a battle of the bands competition, The Troggs give us the “Wild Thing” The Who give us “Tommy” and The Blues Brothers are born.
It’s time to share my memory of the night I broadcast almost an entire Prince concert without being caught. It was insane!
Want to put your very own “Purple Edition” playlist together? Here is the list of songs you heard Domino spin.
Today in Music History: A true musical icon is lost. The Stones meet The Beatles, a former Stone gets married, a former Beatle sets a world record, The Beach Boys dance on Shindig and Tom Jones sings on Ed Sullivan.
Today in Music History. The Champs perform “Tequila.” The Stones give us “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” George Burns wishes he was 18 again and in London we get the largest rock star benefit concert ever.
The Beatles explain “Ticket To Ride” Females take over the top 5 spots on the country chart, Simon and Garfunkel reunite for a tour and then promptly break up again, and Don Henley gets his Platinum Certificate for “Building the Perfect Beast.”
Diana Ross and Alice Cooper both get TV Specials, Yes call it quits then reunite for their biggest album ever, Aretha Franklin sets a record….that lasts a year and today marks the 4 year anniversary of Dick Clark’s passing.
McDonald’s is born, Buffalo Springfield gets to open for The Byrds, Aretha makes us think, Billy Joel lays his bike down and it’s Mariah Carey Day in L.A.
Simon and Garfunkel release “The Boxer” John Denver gives us “Rocky Mountain High” from New York City. Stevie Wonder hangs on Sesame Street and Ozzy gets his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
The Beatles own the charts, Pearl Jam plays Saturday Night Live, Eddie and Valerie get hitched, Bruce opens for The Beach Boys and Frank Sinatra gives us “Strangers In The Night.”
John Lennon has a son, The Supremes release “Where Did Our Love Go” Aerosmith gives us “Toys In The Attic” American Bandstand gets moved then cancelled and Led Zeppelin is voted best live band ever!
This could be the birth of The Rolling Stones, Elvis loses jewelery, Ritchie Blackmore leaves Deep Purple, Alice Copper gets hung, and Paul McCartney buys Courtney Love’s Beverly Hills house.
The track for “California Girls” gets laid down, The master tapes of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” are created, Carly Simon and James Taylor become a thing, ABBA wins the Eurovision song contest with “Waterloo” and Ringo joins The Simpsons.
Sonny And Cher get a new record deal, McCartney flies to Denver for his girl’s 21st birthday, Chicago plays Carnegie Hall, Bowie appears on Dinah Shore and Kurt Cobain takes his own life at 27.
The Beatles take all five top spots on Billboard, Elvis releases “An American Trilogy” The Stones play India…in a monsoon and Beyonce and Jay Z get married.
The Troggs record “Wild Thing” in two takes, Paul McCartney and Wings release “Silly Love Songs,” Marvin Gaye is shot dead….by his dad, and David Lee Roth gives Van Halen the finger.
Chuck Berry goes “Politically Correct?” Jimi Hendrix sets his guitar on fire, The Doobie’s call it quits, MTV finally adds Michael Jackson and Madonna makes David Letterman blush.
Quincy Jones gets his first #1, Mick Jagger gets stitches, The Outlaws go platinum, Gladys loses her pips, and “Beliebers” are born.
Robert Plant and Jimmy Page go to India, The group that sang the song “Cover Of The Rolling Stone” do just that, Ike and Tina finally get divorced and “Ebony And Ivory” hits the airwaves.
Speaking with Domino, John Taylor talks about the evolution of the band over the years, from MTV days to the present.
Elvis dons the famous gold suit, Van Morrison records “Brown Eyed Girl” A streaker shows his junk to Johnny Carson, Genesis calls on Phil Collins for lead vocals and Ozzy trashes a whole concert venue.
Ray Charles sings “Georgia On My Mind” The Beach Boys go “Surfin’ USA” Michael Jackson moonwalks on TV and Tommy Lee from Mötley Crüe bares his behind…then gets arrested.
The first edition of what would become The Rolling Stones hits the stage, Lou Reed gets his butt bitten, Van Halen introduces their new vocalist, fans who bought Milli Vanilli music get a rebate and Miley Cyrus hits the Disney Channel.
Elvis gets turned down, John Lennon writes a book, Paul McCartney releases “My Love.” Van Halen “Dances The Night Away,” Billy Joel gets married and Elton wanders on stage to sing with George Michael.