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January 30 : This Day in Music History
Event of the day
Concerts and Festivals

1969 : The Beatles stage their famous rooftop concert on the roof of Apple Records in London. After performing a few songs, including "Get Back" and "Don't Let Me Down," the police shut them down as a large crowd gathers. It would be The Beatles' last public performance.
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Births (13)

1566 : Alessandro Piccinini
1911 : Roy Eldridge
1921 : Bernie Leighton
1936 : Horst Jankowski
1938 : Norma Jean
1941 : Joe Terranova (Danny and the Juniors)
1942 : Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane/Starship)
1945 : Steve Marriott (The Small Faces, Humble Pie)
1949 : William King (multi-instrumentalist for Commodores) is born in Birmingham, Alabama.
1951 : Phil Collins
1951 : Mary Ross (Quaterflash)
1952 : Steve Bartek (Oingo Boingo)
1959 : Jody Watley

Certifications and Milestones (1)

1961 : Songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller announce that they are forming their own independent production company.

Charts (3)

1954 : Big Joe Turner's "TV Mama" enters the R&B charts.
1961 : The Shirelles' "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" hits #1.
1993 : The Eazy-E EP 5150 Home 4 tha Sick, his first recording since the end of N.W.A., debuts at #70 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Concerts and Festivals (2)

1969 : The Beatles stage their famous rooftop concert on the roof of Apple Records in London. After performing a few songs, including "Get Back" and "Don't Let Me Down," the police shut them down as a large crowd gathers. It would be The Beatles' last public performance.
1973 : Kiss play their first concert, at the Coventry Club in Queens, New York. They wear makeup onstage, but not the look they would become known for.

Deaths (3)

1980 : Professor Longhair
1982 : Lightnin' Hopkins
2013 : Patty Andrews (The Andrews Sisters)

Health Issues (1)

2002 : Freddy Fender is released from a San Antonio, Texas, hospital after successfully recovering from kidney transplant surgery.

Legal Issues (2)

1974 : Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake and Palmer is arrested for swimming nude in a hotel pool in Salt Lake City, NV. The pool was clearly visible from the street.
2015 : Record producer Suge Knight is arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of murder the day after he was involved in a hit-and-run that killed his friend Terry Carter and injured actor Cle Denyale Sloan. Knight was on the set of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton when he allegedly argued with the two men, then followed them to a burger joint where he ran them down in the parking lot. Witnesses claim he even backed over the victims with his truck before leaving the scene, but Knight's lawyer insists he was fleeing for his own safety.

Miscellaneous (1)

1994 : Natalie Cole sings the US national anthem at Superbowl XXVIII in Atlanta, Georgia.

Recordings (5)

1917 : The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, "The Darktown Strutters’ Ball"
1956 : Billy Lee Riley, "Red Hot"
1956 : Elvis Presley: "Blue Suede Shoes," "My Baby Left Me," "One-Sided Love Affair," "So Glad You're Mine"
1968 : Bobby Goldsboro: "Honey"
1969 : The Beatles: "Get Back," "Don't Let Me Down," "I've Got A Feeling," "One After 909," "Dig A Pony"

Releases (2)

1964 : The Beatles: "Please Please Me"
1989 : Exodus releases their third studio album, Fabulous Disaster.

TV, Radio, Press (1)

1988 : Robbie Robertson of The Band appears on Saturday Night Live. It's his first live TV appearance in 12 years.
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