This Week in Music History August 29 – September 4
This week in music history was quite busy. Take a trip down memory lane and see exactly what we mean.
August 29th, 1977- Three knuckleheads were arrested for attempting to steal the late Elvis' dead body. As consequence, a decision was made to move the body from Memphis to Graceland...
This Weekend in Music History
August 17th, 1998 - Carlos Santana receives his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame after more then 30 years of playing and recording. It may have been his recent return into the spotlight, showcasing his guitar chops paired with vocals from several of the current pop music icons...
This Weekend in Music History
June 9th, 1972 – Bruce Springsteen begins assembling the E Street Band after being signed to Columbia Records. Various Asbury Park ex-band members soon join and the final band consisted of Garry Tallent (bass), Clarence Clemons
This Day In Music History
August 17th
1955 - Elvis releases his first number 1 hit, 'I Forgot to Remember to Forget'. It hit the top of the country charts in February of the following year, and remained for 5 weeks at the top. It would be considered the only
This Day In Music History
January 8th
1966 - ABC broadcasts the last ever episode of pop music program Shindig! The Kinks and The Who see off the twice-weekly show in explosive fashion.
This Day In Music History
December 3rd:
1968 -NBC-TV airs the famed Elvis comeback special. After years of making horrible movies, Presley proves he can still rock, improvising a set with his old rhythm section