This Day In Music History
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 Alfano who would the organ for them.
1975 – Queen starts recording ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ at Rockfield studio’s in Monmouth, Wales, 7. The band sang their vocal parts continually for ten to twelve hours a day, three days straight, resulting in 180 separate overdubs. Guitarist Brian May recalled placing the tape in front of a light and being able to see through it, as they had been recording so intensely.
1985 – Huey Lewis and the News start a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘The Power Of Love’. The song is featured in the brand new movie ‘Back To The Future’.
1998 – Producer Gene Page dies after a long illness. He is know for his work with Whitney Houston, Roberta Flack, Barry White, The Righteous Brothers and many more big artists.