This Weekend In Music History

This Week in Music History
January 3rd, 1973 - Over a thousand international fashion editors and experts vote Mick Jagger and wife Bianca two of the best-dressed men and women of 1972.
This Weekend in Music History
September 1st, 1980 - Fleetwood Mac plays a show at the Hollywood Bowl to end an 18-month world tour promoting ‘Tusk’, stating on stage that “this is our last show for a long time.” They traveled extensively across the world, including the US, Austra…
This Weekend in Music History
August 23rd, 1967 - While celebrating a wild birthday party at a Holiday Inn, The Who's drummer Keith Moon accidentally drives a car into the hotel swimming pool. Moon was attempting to avoid having to talk to police who had arrived to break up the party...
This Weekend in Music History
August 17th, 1998 - Carlos Santana receives his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame after more then 30 years of playing and recording. It may have been his recent return into the spotlight, showcasing his guitar chops paired with vocals from several of the current pop music icons...
This Weekend in Music History
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. It was also, the first live, non-studio recording to reach number one on the s…
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July 27th, 1986 – Queen became the first western act to play in Eastern Europe in over 20 years when they preformed in Budapest’s Nepstadion, Hungary. It was Louis Armstong in 1964 who was there last. Queen’s show was filmed and released as ‘Queen Magic in…
This Weekend in Music History
July 19th, 1975 - Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band has a marathon rehearsal session the day before kicking off their Born To Run tour. They practiced for a full 19 hours at The Record Plant in New York City to get ready.
July 19th, 1986 - There is an interesting relationship between the two to…
This Weekend in Music History
June 28th, 1968 - The Beatles are working at Abbey Road on John Lennon's new song 'Good Night.' Lennon wrote the song as a lullaby for his son Julian who was five years old at the time.
This Weekend in Music History
June 21st,1986 - Genesis has their fourth No.1 album in the U.K. with the album 'Invisible Touch'. It would go on to produce five U.S. chart topping singles, making it the most successful album of their career.
June 21st, 1975 - Ritchie Blackmore guitarist of Deep Purple leaves to form his …
This Weekend in Music History
June 16th, 1970 – Mungo Jerry hits No.1 on the UK and Canadian singles charts with ‘In The Summertime’. It wound only reach #3 on US charts but would go on to become the best selling UK single of 1970 spending seven weeks at No.1.
June 14th, 1986 - Michael McDonald &am…

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