Music History for
1710 - Composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi was born.
1720 - Composer Johann Friedrich Agricola was born.
1874 - Composer Josef Suk was born.
1932 - NBC Red debuted "The Carnation Contented Hour". The show was as a showcase for top singers and musicians.
1935 - Bert Ambrose and his Orchestra recorded "Hors d’oeuvres."
1936 - The first pop music chart based on national sales was published by "Billboard" magazine.
1950 - RCA Victor announced that it would manufacture long-playing (LP) records.
1954 - Elvis Presley recorded "Casual Love" and "I’ll Never Stand in Your Way."
1957 - Boxer Joe Louis appeared on "The Steve Allen Show" to
introduce singer Solomon Burke.
1962 - Gene McDaniels recorded "Point of No Return".
1965 - Leo Fender sold the Fender Guitar Company to CBS for $13 million.
1972 - "Roundabout" was released by Yes.
1973 - The Allman Brothers name Lamar Williams as the replacement
for the late Berry Oakley. The announcment was in Rolling