This Day In Music History

This Day In Music History
March 31st
1964 - Filming for A Hard Days Night, The Beatles played a "live television performance" in front of a studio of screaming fans (one of those fans was Phil Collins).
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March 25th
1968 - The last episode of The Monkees television show airs. The idea of following the hi-jinks of a rock band's life was taken from the Beatles' A Hard Day's Night film.
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March 24th
1966 - Simon and Garfunkel made their UK singles chart debut with 'Homeward Bound.' Simon is said to have written the song at Farnworth railway station, Widnes, England, while stranded overnight waiting for a train.
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March 23rd
1960 - Elvis Presley takes the train from Nashville to Miami to record a TV show with Frank Sinatra. The special is to welcome him home from the Army.
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March 18th
1967 - The UK music magazine New Musical Express announced that former Spence Davis Group member Steve Winwood was planning to form a new group with Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood and Dave Mason.
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The Bee Gees by Sydney O'Meara / Getty Images

March 17th
1968 - The Bee Gees made their US television debut when they appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.
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March 16th
1968 - The posthumously released Otis Redding single 'Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay', started a five week run at No.1 on the US chart. Otis was killed in a plane crash on 10th December 1967 three days after recording the song.
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March 11th
1965 - Tom Jones was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'It's Not Unusual.' The Welsh singers first of 16 UK Top 40 hits during the 60's.
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March 10th
1964 - Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel record 'The Sounds Of Silence' as an acoustic duo. It wasn't until record company producers added electric guitar, bass and drums, without the knowledge of Paul and Art

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