This Day In Music History

This Day In Music History
August 26th
1967 - Mick Jagger and The Beatles meet up in Bangor North Wales to seek guidance from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. They were interested in learning about Transcendental Meditation and attended an introductory seminar given by Yogi
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August 25th
1970 - Elton John makes his American debut as he kicks off a legendary six-night sold-out run at the Troubadour in L.A. In the audience that night were Don Henley, Quincy Jones and Leon Russell.
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August 24th
1967 - Bruce Springsteen joins a group called Earth at the young age of 17. The band consists of two other Ocean County College students, John Graham on bass and Michael Burke on drums. They would later be joined by a former 'Castile', (Springsteen's previous band), Bob Alf…
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Crosby, Stills, and Nash - Photo by Keystone / Getty Images
August 19th
1969 - David Crosby and Stephen Stills appear on the Dick Cavett Show.  It is shot at Television Center in New York City. Also appearing on this episode is Joni Mitchell and Jefferson Airplane.
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August 17th
1955 - Elvis releases his first number 1 hit, 'I Forgot to Remember to Forget'. It hit the top of the country charts in February of the following year, and remained for 5 weeks at the top. It would be considered the only
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August 12th
1972 - Alice Cooper has a hit with 'School's Out'. It's only No. 7 on the US singles chart but it hits No.1 today in the UK. Cooper said his inspiration for 'School's Out' was from being asked
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August 11th
1969 - Diana Ross singer of The Supremes, invites over 300 of her closest friends to come see a new Motown act at a Beverly Hills club in California. The new group which she is so excited about is none other then The Jackson 5.
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August 10th
1963 - Little Stevie Wonder starts his three week run at No.1 on the singles chart with 'Fingertips part II'. At the age of 13, this makes him the youngest singer to top the charts.
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August 5th
1969 - George Harrison uses his new Moog synthesizer at Abbey Road studios in the recording of their song 'Because'. The Beatles are finishing their 11th studio album 'Abbey Road'
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August 4th
1967 - The Monkees find a stowaway on their plane between shows in Minneapolis and St Louis. The young female's father threatens to bring up charges for transporting a minor across state lines.

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