Music History for

September 15


1858 - Composer Jeno Hubay was born.

1863 - Composer Horatio William Parker was born.

1903 - Country singer Roy Acuff was born. He was the first living artist to be elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

1930 - Hoagy Carmichael recorded "Georgia on My Mind." The song has been the official state song of Georgia since 1922.

1934 - NBC radio debuted "The Gibson Family." The program was the first musical comedy to be broadcast.

1962 - The Beatles were called "a nothing group" after an interview with Peter Jones of the "London Daily Mirror."
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1964 - The Beatles were ordered off the stage at Cleveland's Public auditorium so the screaming crowd could calm down.
Today in Beatles History

1968 - The TV musical series "Soul" premiered on NBC.

1969 - The Ed Sullivan Singers and Orchestra released "The Sulli-Gulli." It was the only released by Sullivan.

1974 - Gary Thain (Uriah Heep) was nearly electrocuted on stage during a show in Dallas.

1977 - "Love You Live" was released by the Rolling Stones.

1979 - Bob Dylan released the album "Slow Train Coming." It was his first religiously themed album.

1983 - The Huey Lewis and the News album "Sports" was released.

1990 - Bruce Hornsby began filling in on keyboard for The Grateful Dead following the death of Brent Mydland.

1998 - "Mechanical Animals" was released by Marilyn Manson.

1998 - Coolio was booked and released for possessing marijuana and carrying a concealed weapon.

1998 - Reba McEntire received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2001 - Metallica action figures went on sale.

2003 - Madonna's children's book "The English Roses" went on sale.