Music History for

March 22


1865 - Composer Theophile Ysaye was born.

1868 - Composer Hamish Maccunn was born.

1956 - Sammy Davis, Jr. starred in the play, "Mr. Wonderful," in New York City.

1956 - Carl Perkins was injured in a car accident on his way to perform on the "Perry Como Show."

1958 - Hank Williams Jr. made his stage debut in Swainsboro, GA, at the age of eight.

1962 - Barbra Streisand opened in the Broadway show "I Can Get it For You Wholesale."

1963 - The Beatles' first album, "Please Please Me," was released in the U.K.
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1965 - Bob Dylan's first electric album "Bring it All Back Home" was released.

1977 - The John Denver TV special "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" was aired on ABC.

1977 - Stevie Wonderís tribute to Duke Ellington, "Sir Duke," was released.

1982 - Iron Maiden released the album "The Number of the Beast."

1997 - Marilyn Manson stopped a show in Honolulu, Hawaii, short after falling onstage and severing an artery in his hand.

1999 - Britney Spears' album "...Baby One More Time" was certified triple platinum by the RIAA.