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January 19 : This Day in Music History
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Concerts and Festivals

1993 : Fleetwood Mac reforms to perform Don't Stop at Bill Clinton's inauguration ceremonies.
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Awards and Honors (3)

1994 : The Ninth Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are held in New York City. Inductees include The Animals, The Band, Duane Eddy, The Grateful Dead, Elton John, John Lennon, Bob Marley, and Rod Stewart. Axl Rose performs "Come Together" at the ceremony with Bruce Springsteen - it would be Axl's last public appearance until 1998.
2008 : Charlie Daniels is inducted into the Grand Ole Opry by Marty Stuart and Connie Smith.
2009 : The 12th annual Maple Blues Awards, the event honoring excellence among Canadian blues artists, is held by The Toronto Blues Society in Toronto, Canada. Jeff Healey sweeps three Maple Blues Awards including the coveted "Entertainer of the Year" honor.

Births (19)

1908 : Ish Kabibble
1917 : John Raitt
1939 : Phil Everly (The Everly Brothers)
1941 : Joe Butler (The Lovin' Spoonful)
1942 : Michael Crawford
1943 : Janis Joplin
1944 : Shelley Fabares
1944 : Laurie London
1945 : Rod Evans (Deep Purple)
1946 : Dolly Parton
1948 : Harvey Hinsley (Hot Chocolate)
1949 : Robert Palmer
1951 : Dewey Bunnell (America)
1953 : Desi Arnaz Jr.
1954 : Francis Buchholz (Scorpions)
1957 : Mickey Virtue (UB40)
1963 : Caron Wheeler (Soul II Soul)
1969 : Trey Lorenz
1971 : John Wozniak (Marcy Playground)

Certifications and Milestones (1)

1970 : The Easy Rider soundtrack is certified gold

Charts (1)

1974 : Al Wilson's Show And Tell hits #1

Concerts and Festivals (5)

1953 : Marty Robbins makes his stage debut at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry.
1957 : Pat Boone performs at the inaugural ball for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
1967 : Pink Floyd and Marmalade are on the bill at London's Marquee Club.
1977 : Charlie Daniels and The Marshall Tucker Band perform at President Jimmy Carter's inauguration ceremonies.
1993 : Fleetwood Mac reforms to perform Don't Stop at Bill Clinton's inauguration ceremonies.

Deaths (5)

1998 : Carl Perkins dies at age 65 after suffering three stokes over the last two months.
2006 : Wilson Pickett
2007 : Denny Doherty (The Mamas & The Papas)
2008 : John Stewart
2013 : Steve Knight (keyboardist for Mountain) dies of complications from Parkinson's disease in New York, at age 77.

Incidents (1)

1974 : Two Miami shows featuring Bob Dylan and The Band prove so popular that they cause a nine-mile-long traffic jam. Many ticket holders only get to see half of the show(s).

Legal Issues (2)

1971 : The Beatles' "Helter Skelter" is played at Charles Manson's murder trial as evidence. Manson claimed that the song was about an impending race war, and led to murderous acts.
1993 : The US Supreme Court rules that Tom Waits can keep all of the $2.5 million awarded him by a lower court. Waits had sued Frito-Lay for using a soundalike of him in a 1988 snack commercial.

Miscellaneous (2)

1976 : Rock promoter Bill Sargent offers thirty million dollars to the members of The Beatles to reunite (and is shocked when they decline).
2008 : John Mayer makes a special visit backstage to meet Miley Cyrus during her Hannah Montana Best of Both Worlds Tour in Las Vegas.

Movies (1)

2012 : The documentary Searching for Sugar Man is premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Malik Bendjelloul, the film traces the seemingly unbelievable-but-true musical career of Sixto Rodríguez.

Recordings (2)

1957 : Elvis Presley: "It Is No Secret," "Blueberry Hill," "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You," "Is It So Strange"
1967 : The Beatles, A Day In The Life

Releases (1)

1975 : Minnie Ripperton, Lovin' You

TV, Radio, Press (4)

1957 : Johnny Cash appears for the first time on national TV when he appears on The Jackie Gleason Show.
1959 : Arbitron ratings reveal that ABC's American Bandstand is now the nation's most popular daytime show.
1967 : Lesley Gore shows up on the Batman TV series, playing Catwoman's sidekick, Pussycat. She sings her new single "California Nights" on the show.
1973 : The Bobby Darin Show debuts on NBC. It would be cancelled in April.
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