Music History for

October 5


1930 - The New York Philharmonic Orchestra was heard on the air over CBS radio from Carnegie Hall for the first time.

1939 - "I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now" was recorded by Perry Como and the Ted Weem's Orchestra.

1962 - "Love Me Do" by the Beatles was released in the U.K. It was their first single.
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1968 - Cream began their farewell tour of the U.S.

1968 - "White Room" by Cream was released.

1968 - "Magic Carpet Ride" was released by Steppenwolf.

1969 - The Who performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

1970 - Led Zeppelin's album "Led Zeppelin III" was released.

1974 - Randy Newman performed with an 87-piece symphony at the Atlanta Symphony Hall. The orchestra was conducted by Emil Newman, Randy's uncle.

1975 - "Cat's in the Cradle" was released by Harry Chapin.

1993 - The Beatles' "1962-1966" and "1966-1970" were released on CD in the U.S.
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1996 - Bryan White, Troy Aikman, Joe Aveazzano and Bob Kingsley pitched in for a concert established by Neal McCoy and his wife. The show took place at the Longview High School Coliseum in Longview, TX. The $150,000 that was raised went to East Texas Angel Network (ETAN.)

1996 - The first annual "Concert to Benefit the Pedro Zamora Foundation" took place.

1998 - The U.S. Supreme Court refused to throw out a suit that charged that Andrew Lloyd Webber had copied the "Phantom Song" from his "Phantom of the Opera". The song "Till You" by Ray Repp was the song that was alleged to have been copied.

1998 - HBO premiered Janet Jackson's new video for "Every Time".

1999 - Prince released the single "The Greatest Romance Ever Sold."
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2004 - The George Strait album "50 Number Ones" was released in the U.S.