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Why today was great day in music history 4/16

By: Ron DCMDJ Johnson

 

Greetings people of Earth!

 

Here are some of the reasons that today was a great

day in music history.

 

Here are some historic highlights in music history. Go make your own music history or share your some of your favorites. I’ve picked just three to highlight but you can read about more in my favorite music history link. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/

 

On this day in 1970 The Led Zeppelin single ‘Whole Lotta Love’ became Gold certified in the US. The song had peaked at No. 4 on the US singles chart. In the UK Atlantic Records was to release it as a single but band manager Peter Grant had said no in sticking to his no singles to be released marketing style.

 

 

On this day in 1993 David Lee Roth was arrested in New York’s Washington Square Park reportedly for buying a dime bag of weed.

 

 

On this day in1996 KISS appeared in make-up for the first time in more than fifteen years at the 38th Grammy Awards, where they announced a reunion tour with all original members.

 

 

 

Enjoy this day in music history and please leave your favorite moments in the comments.

Thanks to all of the people of Earth!

 

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Why today was a great day in music history 4/14

By Ron DCMDJ Johnson

 

Greetings people of Earth!

 

Here are some historic highlights in music history. Go make your own music history or share your some of your favorites. I’ve picked just three to highlight but you can read about more in my favorite music history link. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/

 

On this day in 1963, The Rolling Stones  had a show at The Crawdaddy Club in Richmond. Every members of The Beatles were in the attendance.

 

 

On this day in 1969, The recording of ‘The Ballad Of John and Yoko’ took place with just Paul McCartney and John Lennon. McCartney played bass, drums and piano Lennon was on guitars and lead vocals. Originally the song was banned from many radio stations as being blasphemous.

 

 

 

On this day in 1972, David Bowie released ‘Starman’ as a single in the UK, which became his first hit since ‘Space Oddity’ in 1969. The song was on the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars RCA’s Dennis Katz insisted that it be included on the album after hearing the single.

 

 

Enjoy this day in music history and please leave your favorite moments in the comments.

Thanks to all of the people of Earth!

 

 

 

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Today was a great day in music

By Ron DCMDJ Johnson

 

Greetings people of Earth!

 

Today was a great day in music because of these pioneers. What have you done today to be the next to make a breakthrough in music? Be inspired or follow in their footsteps. Use them as a blueprint or decide to break the mold. Either way…we give a salute to these great moments in music history.

 

1958, Buddy Holly  started the first night of a 43 date tour at Brooklyn Paramount Theater in Brooklyn, New York. Go old school and check out this tune…

 

 

1968, Pink Floyd recorded their performance for the BBC 2 TV Omnibus – The Sound of Change show from Barnes Common, London, England. The special, also featured performances by The Who,  and The Jimi Hendrix Experience. 

 

 

1976, Genesis began their first North American tour since Peter Gabriel, with Phil Collins taking over as lead singer.

 

 

Whatever music you are in to…check out your music history and find out for yourself why today was a great day in music. If I’ve left something out or you’d like to add something please post a comment.

 

Thank you, people of Earth!

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