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February 23 : This Day in Music History
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Awards and Honors

2003 : Norah Jones wins all five Grammy Awards she is nominated for, including Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for "Don't Know Why."
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Awards and Honors (5)

1983 : Alabama wins a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Mountain Music."
1993 : Little Richard receives a Lifetime Achievement Grammy award.
2000 : Tom Waits's heavily roots-influenced Mule Variations wins a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album.
2003 : Norah Jones wins all five Grammy Awards she is nominated for, including Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year for "Don't Know Why."
2003 : Simon & Garfunkel sing together for the first time in ten years as they receive a Lifetime Achievement Grammy award.

Births (8)

1944 : Johnny Winter
1946 : Rusty Young (Poco, Buffalo Springfield)
1950 : Steve Priest (Sweet)
1952 : Brad Whitford (Aerosmith)
1955 : Howard Jones is born in Southampton, England.
1962 : Michael Wilton (Queensryche)
1971 : Jeff Beres (Sister Hazel)
1973 : Lasse Johansson (the Cardigans)

Certifications and Milestones (1)

1970 : The Doors' Morrison Hotel is certified as the band's fifth consecutive gold album.

Charts (1)

1974 : Aretha Franklin becomes the first artist to have songs peak at each of the first 10 spots on the Hot 100 when "Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" fills in the gap at #3.

Concerts and Festivals (2)

1978 : Whitesnake play their first live gig.
1979 : Dire Straits begin their first North American tour.

Deaths (6)

1995 : Melvin Franklin (The Temptations)
1996 : Tony Williams (Tony Williams Lifetime Band)
2003 : Howie Epstein (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
2004 : Don Cornell
2007 : Donnie Brooks
2014 : Chip Damiani (The Remains)

Legal Issues (1)

1977 : A federal jury rules that The Isley Brothers recorded "It's Your Thing" after leaving Motown Records and the label is not entitled to royalties.

Miscellaneous (1)

1978 : The Police sign with A&M Records.

TV, Radio, Press (2)

1964 : For the third week in a row, The Beatles guest on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1970 : Ringo Starr makes his first solo TV appearance, on NBC's Laugh In.
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