Today in Music History

Tom Petty

Today In Music History 04/24/18

Pete Ham from Badfinger commits suicide, The Beach Boys reunite for a 50th anniversary tour, and Tom Petty releases his first solo album.
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Joan Jett

Today in Music History 04/23/18

We start on this day in 1965, when The Four Tops release one of the most famous songs of all time "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)." With Levi Stubbs on lead vocals, the song would hit #1 on the Pop chart and #1 on the soul chart. Video of The four tops - I can't help myself (...
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Deborah Harry of Blondie

Today In Music History 04/19/18

"Good Times, Bad Times," the first Led Zeppelin single, reaches its chart peak of #80, on this day in 1969. Video of Good Times Bad Times On this day in 1975, David Essex was the guest performer on "American Bandstand," doing his #5 hit "Rock On." Video of Rock On - David Essex - Midnight Special (...
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Sinead O'Connor

Today In Music History 04/18/2018

Today in Music History we get the movie that inspired the TV show WKRP in Cincinatti, a lady hitting #1 after 30 years and the loss of the incomparable Dick Clark.
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Elton John

Today in Music History 04.17.18

We start Today in Music History on this day in 1971, when all four former Beatles had solo singles on the UK chart: Paul McCartney with "Another Day," Ringo Starr with "It Don't Come Easy," John Lennon with "Power To The People," and George Harrison with "My Sweet Lord." Video of My Sweet Lord -...
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Kurt Cobain

Today in Music History 04/16/18

Queen makes their concert debut here in the US, Hutch makes his chart debut with "Don't Give Up On Us" and Nirvana graces the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine...Today in Music History.
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Steven Tyler

Today In Music History 04/13/2018

On this day in 1965, the Beatles recorded the John Lennon composition "Help!" in 12 takes. On that same day, they also picked up their first Grammy Award for the song "A Hard Days Night." Video of The Beatles - Help! [Blackpool Night Out, ABC Theatre, Blackpool, United Kingdom] Mark this down as...
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Backstreet Boys

Today in Music History 04.12.18

Let's start on this day in 1969, when the 5th Dimension hit #1 with "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In." It would hold the top spot for 6 weeks. Video of The 5th Dimension Age of Aquarius 1969 Stevie Wonder became one of the first contemporary music stars to appear on "Sesame Street." It happened on...
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Valerie Bertinelli

Today In Music History 04/11/18

Today in Music History The Beatles have 14 songs in the top 100, Bruce Springsteen opens for The Beach Boys, Eddie and Valerie get married and we lose June Pointer and J. Geils.
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Peter Frampton

Today In Music History 04/10/18

Madonna kicks off her first tour, McCartney officially quits The Beatles, Cher takes the cover of People Magazine and Peter Frampton comes alive!!! Today in Music History.
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