Music History for
1865 - "Onward Christian Soldiers" was presented for the first time.
1941 - Gene Krupa and his band recorded "After You've Gone" with Roy Eldridge on trumpet.
1942 - Sammy Kaye and his orchestra recorded "I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen."
1956 - Elvis Presley made his second appearance on Milton Berle’s "Texaco Star Theatre".
Today in Elvis History
1956 - Gene Vincent's "Be-Bop-A-Lula" was released.
1959 - Bob Zimmerman graduated from high school in Hibbing, MN. He later changed his name to Bob Dylan.
1964 - David Jones and The King Bees had their first record, "Liza Jane", released. David Jones later became known as David Bowie.
1969 - The Doors documentary "Feast of Friends" premiered.
1971 - James Taylor's "You've Got A Friend" was released.
1972 - Maureen McGovern quit her job as a full-time secretary for a new career as a full time singer.
1974 - Sly Stone married Kathy Silva onstage during a concert in New York City.
1974 - Patti Smith recorded her first song. It was her version of "Hey Joe."
1977 - Alice Cooper's pet boa constrictor was bitten by a rat it was trying to eat, and died.
1979 - Muddy Waters (64 years old) married Marva Jean Brooks on her 25th birthday.
1995 - Kelley Deal (Breeders) pled guilty to drug possession charges. She was sentenced to treatment in a rehabilitation center.
1996 - An arrest warrant was issued for former Milli Vanilli member Rob Pilatus after he disappeared from a drug treatment center in Los Angeles. He turned up 6 days later at another center.
2001 - Alicia Key's debut album "Songs in A Minor" was released.
2003 - The Metallica album "St. Anger" was released.
2014 - It was reported that the Malaysian Home Ministry's Publication Control and Quranic Text unit had banned the Jimi Hendrix Experience album "Axis: Bold as Love." The decision was made based on the album's cover too closely resembling various forms of the Lord Vishnu.