Music History for

September 21


1874 - Composer Gustav Theodore Holst was born.

1968 - "All Along the Watchtower" was released by Jimi Hendrix.

1972 - The first episode of ABC-TV's "In Concert" was taped at Hofstra University. Alice Cooper, Bo Diddley and Seals & Croft appeared in the first episode. It was aired November 24.

1974 - BTO released "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet."

1974 - Jeff "Skunk" Baxter joined the Doobie Brothers.

1976 - The 20th album by the Bee Gees, "Children of the World," was released.

1980 - Elton John signed a long-term exclusive contract with Geffen Records.

1989 - The Bangles broke up.

1993 - Nirvana's album "In Utero" was released.

1996 - Hank Williams III, at 23 years old, made his Grand Ole Opry debut.

1999 - HBO's live music show, "Reverb," debuted with performances by Alanis Morissette and Everlast.

2001 - "America: A Tribute to Heroes" was shown on 35 seperate broadcast and cable networks simultaneously. The telethon raised $150 million in pledges to benefit families of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001. The pledges were made from September 21 through September 24, 2001.

2003 - In San Francisco, CA, Duran Duran played a concert in Golden Gate Park.