Music History for

September 22


1937 - Red Norvo and his orchestra recorded the "Russian Lullaby."

1943 - Kate Smith finished her War Bond radio appeal. She had stayed on the air 13 continuous hours and collected $39 million in bond pledges.

1962 - Bob Dylan made his first appearance at Carnegie Hall.

1964 - "Fiddler on the Roof" opened on Broadway. It was the beginning of a run of 3,242 performances.

1965 - Great Society, with Grace Slick, made its stage debut in North Beach, CA.

1965 - The Supremes made the studio recording of "I Hear a Symphony."

1967 - The Beatles appeared on the cover of Time Magazine.
Today in Beatles History

1972 - David Bowie began his first U.S. tour with the Spiders from Mars.

1974 - "The Sonny Comedy Revue" made its television debut.

1980 - Geffen Records was formed.

1980 - John Lennon signed with Geffen Records.
Today in Beatles History

1985 - The first Farm-Aid concert was held in Champaign, IL. The show raised $10 million for U.S. farmers.

1989 - Bruce Springsteen joined Jimmy Cliff onstage and they sang "Trapped." The song was recorded by Springsteen for the "We Are The World" album.

1989 - Irving Berlin died at the age of 101.

1992 - "MTV Unplugged" renamed one episode "MTV Plugged" when Bruce Springsteen played an electric set on the show.

1995 - Time Warner and Turner Broadcasting System announced their agreement to a $7.5 billion merger.

1998 - Sean Yseult confirmed that White Zombie was going to break up.

1998 - The album "Psycho-Circus" by KISS was released.

2001 - A jury dismissed claims against Cher brought by an accountant who said that he lost his job and was harassed for alleging that there were labor violations during the construction of her Malibu mansion.