On This Day, October 24 In Music History

October 24 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 24 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 24 in 1960 – Brenda Lee scored her second number one single on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart with ‘I Want to Be Wanted’. 1962 – James Brown and The Famous Flames performed at…

On This Day, October 23 In Music History

October 23 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 23 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 23 in 1953 – With his pop rendition of ‘Hey Joe!’, Frankie Laine scored his second No.1 single of the year in the UK. He previously topped the chart…

On This Day, October 22 In Music History

October 22 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 22 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 22 in 1961 – Chubby Checker appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and performed ‘The Twist’ and ‘Let’s Twist Again’. 1964 – Sandie Shaw started a three-week run at number one on the UK Singles…

On This Day, October 21 In Music History

October 21 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 21 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 21 in 1957 – Elvis Presley was at number one on the US Singles chart with ‘Jailhouse Rock’. It also reached No.1 in South Africa and the UK. 1958 – Buddy…

On This Day, October 20 In Music History

October 20 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 20 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 20 in 1960 – Roy Orbison topped the UK Singles chart with ‘Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)’. 1962 – Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers went to number one on the…

On This Day, October 19 In Music History

October 19 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 19 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 19 in 1956 – With his rendition of ‘A Woman in Love’, Frankie Laine started a four-week run at No.1 on the UK Singles chart. 1958 – Brenda Lee recorded the Johnny Marks penned…

On This Day, October 18 In Music History

October 18 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 18 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 18 in 1957 – Paul McCartney played his first live gig with John Lennon‘s band The Quarry Men at the New Cubmoor Hall in Liverpool. The band later became known…

On This Day, October 17 In Music History

October 17 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 17 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 17 in 1960 – The Drifters went to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart with ‘Save the Last Dance for Me’. The song was a chart-topper…

On This Day, October 16 In Music History

October 16 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 16 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 16 in 1959 – With his rendition of the 1928 song ‘Mack the Knife’, Bobby Darin hit number one on the UK Singles charts. 1968 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience released their…

On This Day, October 15 In Music History

October 15 In Music History

EVENTS THAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY OCTOBER 15 IN MUSIC HISTORY On this day October 15 in 1956 – Little Richard recorded ‘Good Golly, Miss Molly’ which was released as a single in 1958 and reached No.4 in the US. 1957 – Elvis Presley released his third…