1957 : Paul McCartney first meets John Lennon at a Liverpool church festival concert by John's group, the Quarrymen.
1994 : Hootie & the Blowfish release Cracked Rear View. It's their debut album, and it takes off at the beginning of 1995, becoming the best-selling album in the history of Atlantic Records.
Band Dynamics (3)
|1965 : Marty Balin starts recruiting members for the band that will become Jefferson Airplane.
|1966 : Mike D'abo replaces Paul Jones as lead singer of Manfred Mann.
|2009 : Guitarist Ryan Ross and bassist Jon Walker announce they are leaving Panic At The Disco. That leaves vocalist Brendon Urie and drummer Spencer Smith to continue the band.
|1985 : Phil Collins' "Sussudio" - a song about a girl with a funny name - hits #1.
|1971 : Louis Armstrong dies of a heart attack in his sleep in Corona, Queens, New York, a month shy of his 70th birthday.
|1979 : Van McCoy
|2003 : Skip Battin (The Byrds, NRPS, Flying Burrito Brothers)
|1964 : The Beatles' movie, A Hard Day's Night debuts in London.
|1967 : Pink Floyd appear on the British TV show Top Of The Pops for the first time, performing "See Emily Play."
|1966 : Elvis Presley's Paradise Hawaiian Style movie opens nationwide.
TV, Radio, Press (1)
|1954 : WHBQ in Memphis becomes the first radio station to play an Elvis Presley record when they give That's Alright Mama a spin.
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