This Day In Music History
1972 – Bruce Springsteen begins assembling the E Street Band after being signed to Columbia Records. Various Asbury Park ex-band members soon join and the final band consisted of Garry Tallent (bass), Clarence Clemons (saxophone), Danny Federici (keyboards, accordion), Vini “Mad Dog” Lopez (drums), and David Sancious (keyboards).
1982 – Peace Week kicks off at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y. James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, and Jackson Browne all preform to promote peace.
1984 – Cyndi Lauper hits No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Time After Time’. The popular single was co-written by Lauper and Rob Hyman of the Philadelphia based band The Hooters.
1998 – The Ronettes appear in Court for their lawsuit against Phil Spector. The Ronettes were suing Spector for not paying royalties since 1963 and would go on to win the case. The case would later be appealed and overturned in 2002 stating that their contract was still technically legally binding.