‘NSYNC breaks a record, Led Zeppelin has all their albums on the chart at the same time, and Dr. Hook made their song come true by appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.
We have Lady Gaga turning 31, We have Phil Collins being name lead singer of Genesis and quitting 20 years apart, We have Blondie rapping and radio stations all over the U.S. playing “We Are The World.”
Today in Music History we get a double dose of Elvis, a Streaker, U2, Joan Jett and a little wife swapping.
Elvis reports for duty, Diana Ross and George Carlin hang with Ed, Van Halen releases album with a new lead singer, and Miley Cyrus is……gulp…”Hannah Montana.”
Today in Music History features two great love songs, an “Uptown” marriage and a duet that was #1 in 8 countries.
The Who make their live debut in New York City, The Allman Brothers get arrested in Alabama, The Eagles release “On The Border” and The Police get their record deal…Today In Music History.
Eddie Money is turning 68, Tony Orlando and Bryan Adams get stars, and the #1 song on the radio is by the Spice Girls!
John marries Yoko, Smokey and the Miracles get their star, Eric loses his son and writes the most beautiful song, and Elvis stars in “Blue Hawaii.”
Happy Birthday to Pattie Boyd, the muse of Rock and Roll royalty. Today in Music History features some “Purple Haze,” Cher on Time Magazine, four highschoolers from Dublin winning a competition on St. Patricks Day and Paul McCartney getting taken to the cleaners in a divorce.
Nancy Wilson of Heart is having a birthday, “Puff The Magic Dragon” hits the Billboard Hot 100, Billy Joel hits Rehab and John Lennon fights to stay in the U.S.A.
Van Halen has the #1 song Today in Music History, Janis Joplin gets her cover on the Rolling Stone, and a d.j. in L.A. plays “Puppy Love” for 90 minutes straight and the cops show up!
The great Quincy Jones is having a birthday today, Metallica hits the stage for the first time, Lynyrd Skynyrd hits live aid, and we lose the voice behind the Atlanta Rhythm Section….Today In Music History.
Today in Music History, we bring you The Jacksons, Clapton, Seger, Pavarotti and Jimi Hendrix……all in one day!
Andy Gibb has the #1 song on the radio in 1978, ten years later to the day he passes away. Paul McCartney sells out a show in 7 seconds and Robin Thicke loses his “Blurred Lines” lawsuit on his birthday.
Biggie is the latest casualty in the East Coast/West Coast feud, The Eagles break in a new bass player, and U2 gives us “The Joshua Tree.”
We lose a couple of greats, we have a ton of birthdays, and “Beavis and Butthead” is born.
The man that sings “Centerfold,” Peter Wolf is turning 71 today. Elvis records “A Little Less Conversation,” Elton John becomes wax, and George Michael is voted sexiest.
Eric Clapton hat tricks the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, The Cosby Show tapes it’s last episode and Billy Joel scores a rare platinum single…Today In Music History.
Elvis gets out of the Army, Johnny Cash gets on “Columbo,” U2 gets a street and Michael Jackson sets a record…..Today in Music History.
The Beatles give us “Twist and Shout,” Billy Joel plays Cuba, Jon Bon Jovi turns 55 and Compact Discs are released here in the U.S.
The first theme from a T.V. show to hit #1 happened Today in Music History. Garth Brooks gets on “SNL” Phil Collins quits Genesis and The Doors get their star.
One of the Van Zant boys is having a birthday, The Miracles hit Bandstand, The Supremes hit “What’s My Line?” and James Brown gets rejected on live T.V.
Happy Birthday to the man that is “Bad To The Bone,” George Thorogood, Laverne and Shirley meet rock stars, Led Zeppelin gives us “Physically Graffiti,” and Kurt and Courtney get married.
The Beatles do Ed Sullivan for the 3rd week in a row, Garth Brooks plays baseball, and Isaac Hayes goes to jail….Today in Music History.
The Jackson 5 enjoy a first, Prince does a first, Elvis does his 22nd, and Bruce does a first in 7 years. Today in Music History its all about the firsts!
One of the biggest music tragedies of all time happened on this day in music history. We also get the Osmonds, Cher, John Lennon, and Phil Collins taking over vocal duties for Genesis.
Percy Sledge improvises the lyrics to his biggest song ever, David Coverdale of Whitesnake gets married to the girl in the video, and AC/DC releases their first album. Today in Music History.
The Faces reunite…for a song, Ike Turner gets inducted while incarcerated, and Cher tries her hand at a solo T.V. show. Today in Music History.
We lose Nat King Cole, but gain the “beginnings” of Chicago. Sir Paul gets on lead guitar and Gino Vannelli gets on “Soul Train,” Today in Music History.
Rob Thomas is having a birthday, Prince gets married, Jimmy Buffett introduces us to Margaritaville, and we lose the guy that gave us “My Sharona.”