Music History for
1939 - Charlie Barnet and his orchestra recorded "Cherokee."
1954 - The first Newport Jazz Festival was held at the Newport
Casino, in Newport, RI.
1961 - Motown Records released The Supremes' first single,
1967 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience opened for The Monkees at The
Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York.
1967 - "I Heard it Through the Grapevine" was recorded by Gladys Knight & the Pips.
1968 - The Beatlesí feature-length cartoon, "Yellow Submarine,"
premiered at the London Pavilion.
Today in Beatles History
1974 - The Moody Blues open the first quadraphonic studio in
1975 - Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox were divorced.
1976 - Heart's "Magic Man" was released.
1979 - Gary Moore left Thin Lizzy and was replaced by Midge Ure.
1987 - Keith Richards (Rolling Stones) signed a solo deal with
1996 - The Smashing Pumpkins fired Jimmy Chamberlin less than a
week after Chambelin was arrested on a drug charge and
Jonathan Melvoin died of a heroin overdose.