This Day In Music History

This Day in Music History
October 14th
1957 - Elvis Presley releases, ‘Jailhouse Rock’ which would become his 9th number one single and stay on the Billboard chart for 19 weeks. He is credited with having the first rock n roll video with this song in the film clip from the movie of the same name...
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October 13th
1965 - The Who record 'My Generation' at Pye studios in London. The single would almost be a chart topper when released, however it was held off of hitting the No.1 position by The Seekers' 'The Carnival Is Over'. As for the stuttering, singer Roger Daltrey would…
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October 12th
1965 - Working on Rubber Soul at Abbey Road Studios, The Beatles record ‘Run For Your Life’ in its entirety, in five takes, and another new Lennon song at the time called 'This Bird Has Flown’. The title would later get changed to ‘Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)’ and included Georg…
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October 7th
1967 - Cass Elliot from The Mamas And The Papas spends the night in jail after being accused of stealing from a hotel in London. An appearance on TV and concert had to be cancelled as a result.
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October 6th
1969 - George Harrison's hits a milestone in his career when his song 'Something' was released as the "A" side of a Beatles' 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney's Come Together
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September 30th
1974 - Police are needed at a Lynyrd Skynyrd concert after a fight broke out between their sound engineer and the sound engineer of Blue Oyster Cult. A roadie clarified that the sound had been deliberately
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September 29th
1967 - The Beatles are mixing John Lennon's 'I Am The Walrus' at Abbey Road Studios. Lennon had combined three unfinished songs together to form 'I Am The Walrus', and when he learned that a teacher
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September 28th
1968 - Bruce Springsteen and local folk rock group, The Founders, appeared at the Off Broad Street Coffee House in Red Bank. The Coffee house was operated by a board of directors which included
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September 23rd
1968 - The Beatles recorded a new John Lennon song ‘Happiness Is A Warm Gun In Your Hand’ while working on their next album. The title of the song comes from the cover of a gun magazine that their producer, George Martin, had showed to John.
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September 22nd
1958 - Elvis Presley gives one last press conference in Brooklyn at the Military Ocean Terminal, with special permission from the Army. He then joined the rest of the 3rd Armored Division on the USS General Randall for a voyage to Bremerhaven, Germany.

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