Music History for

June 21


1732 - Composer Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach was born.

1941 - Wayne King and his orchestra recorded "Time Was" with Buddy Clark.

1948 - Columbia Records began the first mass production of the 33 1/3 RPM LP.

1952 - Fats Domino's "Goin' Home" became his first #1 hit.

1955 - Johnny Cash's single "Cry Cry Cry" was released. It was his first single.

1975 - Ritchie Blackmore quit Deep Purple to form Rainbow.

1975 - James Taylor's "How Sweet It Is" was released.

1976 - Elton John and Kiki Dee's "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" was released in the U.S and Britain.

1979 - Mick Taylor released his first solo album after leaving the Rolling Stones four years before.

1981 - Donald Fagan and Walter Becker announced the break-up of Steely Dan.

1985 - Ron Howard directed his first music video for "Gravity" by Michael Sembello.

1990 - Little Richard received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

1999 - Pantera rode a float in the Dallas Stars Stanley Cup victory parade in downtown Dallas. Pantera is responsible for the Stars' theme song.

2010 - Eminem's album "Recovery" was released in the U.S and the U.K. It had been released on June 18 in Australia and Europe (excluding the U.K.)

2011 - The LMFAO album "Sorry for Party Rocking" was released in the U.S.

2011 - The Maroon 5 single "Moves Like Jagger" was released.