This Day In Music History

This Day In Music History
September 21st
1974 - Barry White has a  No.1 hit on the singles chart with 'Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Baby', the singers first and only US solo chart topper. It was released as the first single from White's album, 'Can't Get Enough'.
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September 16th
1965 - The Rolling Stones help kick off the second season of the music variety show "Shindig!" by singing '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction'. Also performing that night were The Kinks and The Byrds.
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September 15th
1968 - The Doors are forced to perform without Jim Morrison at a concert in Amsterdam. While Jefferson Airplane was performing 'Plastic Fantastic Lover', Morrison, stoned on some
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September 14th
1968 - While on tour in the UK, Roy Orbison's house in Nashville burns down, and he losses his two oldest sons to the fire. An official from the scene of the fire later said that "from what we've been able to piece together
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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'.
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September 8th
1968 - The Beatles play 'Hey Jude' on a British television show named 'Frost On Sunday' in front of an invite only live audience. 'Hey Jude' was the first single under the Apple Record label and would spend 9 weeks at No. 1
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September 3rd
1966 - Donovan hits No.1 on the US singles chart and No.2 in the UK with 'Sunshine Superman'. Written for his soon to be wife Linda Lawrence, the track featured Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page
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September 2nd
1964 - The Beatles play a show at The Convention Hall in Philadelphia. There were race-riots days prior to the concert in Philly and The Beatles, who were strong civil rights supporters, are shocked to see
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September 1st
1967 - Boz Scaggs returns from Europe to join The Steve Miller Band. They had originally played together in their teenage years, but Scaggs had left to record a solo album in Europe.
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August 31st
1963 - The Ronettes enter the singles chart with 'Be My Baby' their only top 10 hit. Lead singer and original "bad girl" of rock n roll, Ronnie Spector, would eventually have to take ex-husband Phil Spector to court

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