Marvin Gaye

This Weekend in Music History
May 3rd, 1968 - The Beach Boys opened their US tour on which the co-headliner was Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Half of the concert was Maharishi giving a lecture on spiritual regeneration.  The reaction from the audience was so negative over half the remaining tour dates were canceled.
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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
August 18th
1962 - Ringo Starr makes his first appearance with The Beatles and with that, the Beatles as we know them are finally complete.  It was at the Horticultural Society dance in England after having a two-hour rehearsal in preparation.
This Day In Music History
June 22nd
1963 - Stevie Wonder, at the age of 13, enters the singles charts as Little Stevie Wonder with "Fingertips Part One and Two". The song was the first live, out of studio recording to hit No. 1 on the Billboard singles chart in the US since
This Day In Music History
April 1st
1965 - The Who recorded an appearance for Top Of The Pops at the Manchester television studio. The band then played a gig supporting Donovan at The Town Hall, Wembley, with Rod Stewart & the Soul Agents appearing at the bottom of the bill.
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