Music History for

October 10


1713 - Composer Johann Ludwig Krebs was born. His birtdhay was between October 10 and 12.

1813 - Composer Giuseppee Verdi was born. He composed 26 operas.

1906 - Composer Paul Creston was born.

1935 - The "Porgy and Bess" opera opened on Broadway.

1940 - Lanny Ross recorded "Moonlight and Roses."

1958 - Eddie Cochran recorded "C'mon Everybody."

1962 - The BBC banned the song "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett.

1966 - The self-titled debut album from The Monkees was released.

1977 - Steve Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith were injured when an M-80 (cherry bomb) was thrown on stage at a show in Philadelphia, PA.

1979 - The city of Los Angeles declared "Fleetwood Mac Day." The group was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1988 - The U2 album "Rattle and Hum" was released.

1995 - Peter Frampton released "Frampton Comes Alive II."