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January 17 : This Day in Music History
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Good Deeds

1994 : Donny Osmond and Danny Bonaduce of The Partridge Family fight it out on Fox's Celebrity Boxing. Bonaduce wins in a decision.
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Awards and Honors (3)

1972 : Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee, is renamed "Elvis Presley Blvd."
1990 : The Fifth Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are held in New York City. Inductees include Hank Ballard, Bobby Darin, The Four Seasons, The Four Tops, The Kinks, The Platters, Simon & Garfunkel, and The Who.
1996 : David Bowie, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Jefferson Airplane, Little Willie John, Pink Floyd, The Shirelles, and The Velvet Underground are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Band Dynamics (1)

2006 : Kristen Hall announces she is leaving Sugarland. According to a statement by fellow bandmates, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush, Hall chose to quit so she could "stay home and write songs."

Births (14)

1712 : John Stanley
1913 : Vido Musso
1920 : George Handy
1927 : Eartha Kitt
1943 : Chris Montez
1944 : Fran├žoise Hardy
1945 : William Hart (The Delfonics)
1948 : Mick Taylor (The Rolling Stones)
1955 : Steve Earle
1956 : Paul Young
1957 : John Crawford (Berlin)
1959 : Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles)
1971 : Kid Rock
1986 : Olivia Newton-John gives birth to her daughter Chloe.

Charts (3)

1970 : Nina Simone's "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" peaks at #76, where it will stay for one week.
1976 : Barry Manilow's "I Write The Songs" hits #1.
1976 : Earth, Wind and Fire's album Gratitude hits #1.

Concerts and Festivals (1)

1993 : President William Jefferson Clinton's Inauguration ceremonies feature a free outdoor concert at which Aretha Franklin, Michael Bolton, Tony Bennett, Bob Dylan, and Diana Ross (among others) perform.

Deaths (3)

1970 : Billy Stewart
2011 : Don Kirshner (promoter behind The Monkees, The Archies)
2012 : Johnny Otis

Good Deeds (1)

1994 : Donny Osmond and Danny Bonaduce of The Partridge Family fight it out on Fox's Celebrity Boxing. Bonaduce wins in a decision.

Incidents (2)

2008 : After stopping off at a local shop in London on her way home from visiting her husband, who remains in prison, Amy Winehouse blows off some steam and attacks a photographer, which leads to the singer being escorted away by the police.
2015 : Police are called to the Cromwell Hotel in Las Vegas in the wee hours of the morning, where a fight involving The Weeknd is raging. The R&B singer is arrested after allegedly punching a cop who tries to intervene.

Legal Issues (1)

1974 : Singer Dino Martin (not to be confused with his more famous father, Dean) is arrested on suspicion of possession and sale of firearms. He is arraigned and released the next day on $5,000 bail.

Miscellaneous (1)

1971 : Marvin Gaye performs the national anthem at Superbowl V in Miami, FL.

Movies (1)

1992 : The movie Juice opens in theaters, starring Tupac Shakur, Queen Latifah and Cindy Herron of En Vogue.

Recordings (6)

1941 : Gene Krupa, "Drum Boogie"
1965 : The Rolling Stones: "The Last Time," "Play With Fire"
1967 : The Beatles, "Penny Lane"
1968 : Elvis Presley, "U.S. Male"
1970 : The Doors, Absolutely Live
1979 : Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton announce their intention to record what would be known as the Trio album together. It would be eight years before the recording was made, however.

Releases (2)

1969 : Elton John, "Lady Samantha"
1969 : Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin

TV, Radio, Press (2)

1967 : London's Daily Mail newspaper carries an article about potholes in Blackburn, Lancashire, inspiring John Lennon to mention it in "A Day In The Life."
2008 : Gene Simmons is the third contestant fired by Donald Trump on season 7 of The Celebrity Apprentice.
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