This Day In Music History

This Day In Music History
March 9th
1969 - CBS cancels The Smothers Brothers' Comedy Hour, a variety show notable for its satiric humor and musical appearances by the Beatles, the Doors, and the Who. The program came under fire when guest Joan Baez used her appearance to
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March 4th
1967 - Stevie Winwood and his brother Muff Winwood announce that they will leave the Spencer Davis Group after a show on April 2. Stevie Winwood goes on to form Traffic.
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March 3rd
1960 - Elvis Presley arrives in America following his Army stint in Germany. He lands during a snowstorm at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey at 7:42 a.m.
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March 2nd
1962 - Born on this day, Jon Bon Jovi, (1987 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'Livin' On A Prayer', 1986 US & UK No.1 album 'Slippery When Wet', plus nine other UK Top 10 albums).
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February 26th
1965 - Guitarist Jimmy Page released a solo single called 'She Just Satisfies' in the UK. Page played all the instruments on it except for the drums, and produced the track, as well as singing lead vocals.
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February 24 & 25th
1965 - Feb 24th, The first full day of filming took place for The Beatles movie 'Help!' with the group riding bicycles on location near London Airport, England.
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February 19th
1958 - Smokey Robinson turns 18 the same day that his group the Miracles release their first single, "Got a Job." The Robinson composition was a riposte to the Silhouettes' hit "Get a Job."
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February 18th
1966 - Beach Boy Brian Wilson recorded the future classic song 'Good Vibrations', which went on to become the band's third U.S. number-one hit. As a child, his mother told him that dogs could pick up "vibrations" from people
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February 17th
1967 - The Beatles started recording a new John Lennon song 'Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite' at Abbey Road studios, London. John's lyrics for the song came almost entirely from an antique poster advertising a circus performance scheduled to take place in Rochdale, Lanc…
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February 12th
1968 -  John and Michelle Phillips of the Mamas & the Papas, have a daughter named Chynna. In related news Chynna Phillips of the group Wilson Phillips is born.

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