Music History for
1616 - Composer Johann Jakob Froberger was born.
1884 - Composer Arthur Meulemans was born.
1958 - Bobby Darinís single, "Splish Splash," was released as the
first eight-track master recording pressed to a plastic 45-RPM disc.
1960 - The Drifters recorded "Save the Last Dance For Me."
1961 - The Everly Brothers launched their own record label Calliope.
1965 - FBI agents visited Wand Records investigating the lyrics to
the song "Louie Louie" by the Kingsmen.
1973 - Paul Simon released "Kodachrome."
1975 - The Eagles released the single "One Of These Nights."
1975 - Elton Johnís "Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy" album was released U.S. It was the first album to be certified a million-seller on its first day of release.
1976 - Keith Richards (Rolling Stones) crashed his car in Newton Pagnell, England. He was later charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana that was found in his car.
1979 - Eric Clapton and George Harrison's ex-wife, Patti Boyd were
1986 - Peter Gabriel released the album "So."