Music History for

July 13


1939 - Frank Sinatra made his recording debut with the Harry James band with the songs "Melancholy Mood" and "From the Bottom of My Heart."

1956 - Elvis Presley's single "Don't Be Cruel" / "Hound Dog" was released.

1959 - The Shirelles' "Dedicated To The One I Love" was released.

1964 - The Supremes made the studio recording of "Come See About Me."

1985 - Live-Aid concerts took place in Philadelphia, PA, and London, England.

1985 - George Michael sang lead vocals to Elton John's performance of "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" at the Live Aid Concert. Andrew Ridgeley was also on stage and performed background vocals.

1998 - RealNetworks Inc. rolled out a test version of RealSystem G2. G2 is a streaming video and audio delivery system.

2000 - In Japan, Yoko Ono filed a lawsuit against Teito Rapid Transit Authority for copyright infringement for their unauthorized use of a ticket showing the portrait of John Lennon.
- Today in Beatles History

2000 - James Brown was accused of swinging a knife at a utility worker and holding the man against his will. The event was supposed to have happened on July 3, 2000, when Russel Eubanks responded to a "no lights" report.

2010 - Joe Elliott's Down 'N' Outz released the album "My Regeneration."