Today in Music History
This is what really interesting stuff happened on today’s date in music history.
We have a complete database archive of music history that you can browse through (link below).
It includes musicians births, deaths, important releases and remarkable events in musical history for rock, jazz,
classical, pop and every other music genre. If you’d like this music history information for your own site, please contact us.
What happened today in music history:
1898: Composer and musician Vincent Youmans was born.
1938: Artie Shaw recorded “Nightmare.”
1942: Glenn Miller and his Orchestra performed together for the last time. Miller volunteered for the U.S. Army and disappeared December 15, 1944 over the English Channel.
1962: “The New York Times” ran the story “Bob Dylan: A Distinctive Folk Song Stylist” after a concert at Carnegie Hall.
1972: Rory Storme (Hurricanes) committed suicide in what appeared to be suicide pact with his mother. The Hurricanes were the group that Ringo Starr left in order to join the Beatles.
1979: Elton John collapsed onstage while performing “Better Off Dead” at the Universal Amphitheatre. After a ten-minute delay John returned and completed the concert. He was suffering from exhaustion brought on by the flu.
1979: The Police released, “Regatta de Blanc”, their second album.
1995: The album “Wazbones” was released by Tigertailz.
2002: Vince Neil pled guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly attacking a record producer in West Hollywood on April 28, 2002.
|<<< Previous day||Archives||Next day >>>|