This Day In Music History
1968 – The Supremes perform in London at the Royal Command Variety Performance before members of the royal family. Diana Ross exercises her diva rights by interrupting the show to ask the world to embrace racial understanding. Her speech earns her a two-minute ovation.
1976 – ELO releases ‘New World Record’ LP in UK; the album includes the hit single ‘Livin’ Thing’
1983 – Tina Turner made her first chart appearance in over ten years with her version of the Al Green hit ‘Let’s Stay Together’.
1995 – Bruce Springsteen’s 13th album, “The Ghost of Tom Joad,” is released.