John Phillips

This Weekend in Music History
April 19th, 1974 - Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band appear at the State Theatre in New Brunswick. Tickets are only $4.50 and the promoter of the event takes a gamble that word-of-mouth will be enough to fill the 550 seats, however, only 250 attended...
This Day In Music History
September 9th
1956 - Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show even though Sullivan had vowed never to allow Presley on the show.  He preformed three songs, 'Don't Be Cruel', 'Love Me Tender', and 'Ready Teddy'.
This Day In Music History
April 20th
1968 - Apple Music ran advertisements soliciting tapes from unknown artists, offering financial grants as part of a deal to release records on the Apple label. A young James Taylor was among many that  signed up.