Music History for
1918 - Enrico Caruso recorded "Over There" written by George M.
1946 - Dean Martin recorded his first four songs.
1959 - Joan Baez made her first recording. It was a duet with Bob
Gibson which was recorded live at the Newport Folk Festival.
1964 - The Supremes' "Where Did Our Love Go?" was released.
1967 - Kenny Rogers formed The First Edition. Rogers had left
the New Christy Minstrels.
1969 - The Rolling Stones released the single "Honky Tonk Women" in the U.S.
1969 - David Bowie's "Space Oddyssey" single was released in the U.K.
1970 - The Who's "Summertime Blues" was released.
1979 - Neil Young's concert film, "Rust Never Sleeps," debuted at
the Bruin Theatre in Westwood, CA. The album of the same
name was released simultaneously.
1995 - Mike Mills (R.E.M.) underwent emergency intestinal surgery
in Germany. Seven shows of R.E.M.'s European tour had to
1996 - Beck made a surprise performance at Lollapalooza '96 in St.
1998 - MTV premiered the special "Beastiography" about the Beastie Boys.
2000 - Lars Ulrich (Metallica) was the first witness to testify at a U.S. Senate hearing over copyright law issues concerning free sharing of music files on Web sites such as Napster and MP3.com.