Music History for
1940 - "Flinging a Wing-Ding" was recorded by Bob Chester.
1942 - Glenn Miller ended his broadcasts for Chesterfield Cigarettes so he could go to World War II.
1955 - Judy Garland made her TV debut on the "Ford Star Jubilee" on CBS.
1957 - "Mister Rock and Roll" debuted at the Paramount in New York
1966 - In England, Jimi Hendrix, The Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens and Engelbert Humberdink appeared at The Odeon.
1968 - The Vogues received a gold record for "Turn Around Look at Me."
1971 - Yes started their "Fragile Tour" in Devon, England. It was their first tour with Rick Wakeman.
1977 - "The Love Boat" debuted on ABC-TV. The theme song was sung by
Jack Jones and was written by Paul Williams and Charles Fox.
1977 - The first Elvis Presley convention took place in Memphis, TN.
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1977 - "Come Sail Away" was released by Styx.
1979 - The LP "The Long Run" was released by the Eagles.
1982 - Prince's "1999" single was released.
1984 - Paul McCartney released "No More Lonely Nights."
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1988 - Graham Parker opened a solo acoustic tour.
1988 - James Brown was arrested in Georgia after a two state car
1989 - Prince made an appearance on the 15-year anniversary of Saturday Night Live.
1991 - Nirvana's album "Nevermind" was released.
1991 - The album "The Low End Theory" was released by A Tribe Called Quest.
1993 - Guns N' Roses reached a settlement with their former drummer
Steven Adler. Adler had been kicked out of the band for not
kicking his heroin habit.
1994 - Eric Clapton performed on the season premiere of "Saturday
1998 - Steven Adler was sentenced to 150 days in jail for two counts
of battery and probation violation (from a 1997 conviction).
1998 - Elvis Presley was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
1998 - Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) threw out the first pitch at the
Expos-Cardinal game in St. Louis, MO.
2013 - The Metallica album "Metallica Through the Never" was released. It was the soundtrack album for the film of the same name.