Music History for

September 24


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 City, NY.

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 chase.

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 Night Live."

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.