Music History for
March 13


1860 - Composer Hugo Wolf was born.

1911 - Ivan Caryll's "The Pink Lady" premiered in New York City.

1946 - In Los Angeles, CA, Lew Chudd formed Imperial Records.

1947 - The musical "Brigadoon" opened at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

1961 - Rick Nelson recorded "Travelin' Man".

1965 - Eric Clapton left the Yardbirds.

1976 - The Jackson 5 moved from Motown to Epic Records. They also changed their name to the Jackson's.
Today in Michael Jackson History

1984 - MTV premiered its weekly "Top 20 Video Countdown" show.

1987 - Bryan Adams' "Heat of the Night" became the first commercially released cassette single in the U.S.

1987 - Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1990 - MTV became available in the Middle East with the launch of MTV Europe in Israel.

1998 - The Smashing Pumpkins filed a suit against a U.K. based Sound And Media Ltd. for at least $1 million. The band alleged that the company released a "book-with-CD" without the proper clearances.

2002 - In Middletown, NJ, Sebastian Bach was arrested for threatening the life of a bartender and the patrons of Lincroft Inn. He was charged with disorderly conduct, possession of under 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released the next day after posting bail.

2004 - Luciano Pavarotti gave his final opera performance at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He still had concerts planned up until October 12, 2005.

2012 - One Direction's first album "Up All Night" was released in the U.S.

2014 - Led Zeppelin announced the complete details of the remastered and expanded versions of their first three albums.