Monday, March 1, 2021

Today's

events - March 02

Year Artist
1943
On this day in 1943, Lou Reed was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. With a career that spanned nearly 50 years, Reed is b...
1955
1955, Elvis Presley appeared at Porky's Rooftop Club in Newport, Arkansas. Constantly on the road, performing ...
1955
1955 : Bo Diddley records "Bo Diddley" and "I'm A Man"...
1955
1955, Bo Diddley has his first recording session at Universal Recording Studio in Chicago, where he layed down...
1955
1955 - Bo Diddley had his first recording session at Universal Recording Studio in Chicago, where he laid down...
1960
1960 : Elvis Presley's Army plane refuels in Scotland - his only appearance in the UK....
1960
1960, After completing his national service and flying back to America, Elvis Presley stepped on British soil ...
1961
1961, The Everly Brothers had their third UK No.1 single with 'Walk Right Back' a song written by Sonny Curtis...
1963
1963, The Four Seasons became the first group to have 3 consecutive No.1's in the US when 'Walk Like A man', s...
1963
1963 - The Four Seasons became the first group to have three consecutive No. 1 singles in the U.S., when "Walk...
1964
1964 : Shooting begins on the Beatles' first feature film, A Hard Day's Night....
1964
1964: The Beatles release "Twist And Shout" on Vee Jay Records' Tollie label....
1964
1964, The Beatles began filming what would become their first feature film 'A Hard Days Night' at Marylebone t...
1964
1964 - The Beatles began filming what would become their first feature film A Hard Day's Night at Marylebone...
1964
"Twist and Shout" by the Beatles was released in the U.S....
1964
1964 : Vee-Jay Records in Chicago creates the Tollie label and releases "Twist And Shout" by The Beatles. ...
1967
1967, Engelbert Humperdinck was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Release Me.' The singers first of two nu...
1967
1967 : The Supremes record "Reflections" and "The Happening"...
1967
9th Grammy Award Ceremony...
1968
1968 : Cat Stevens begins a three-month hospital stay after being diagnosed with tuberculosis....
1968
1968, Simon and Garfunkel appeared at The Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland....
1974
1974, At this year's Grammys Stevie Wonder won four awards: Album of the year for 'Innervisions', Best R&B son...
1974
1974, Terry Jacks started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Seasons In The Sun', also No....
1974
1974 : Gladys Knight & The Pips wins Grammys for "Neither One of Us" (Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Duo, ...
1974
1974 - Stevie Wonder won four Grammys: Album of the Year for Innervisions, Best R&B Song and Best Vocal for "...
1974
16th Grammy Award Ceremony...
1975
1975 - A policeman who stopped a Lincoln Continental for running a red light in Los Angeles was surprised to f...
1975
1975, A policeman who stopped a Lincoln Continental for running a red light in Los Angeles was surprised to fi...
1977
1977 : The Barry Manilow Special airs on ABC-TV....
1977
1977, Gigs tonight around the UK; at The Apollo Glasgow, Scotland, Black Sabbath, AC/DC appeared at The Top Ra...
1977
1977, The Jam played the first of a five-week Wednesday night run at The Red Cow, Hammersmith, London. The gro...
1983
1983 : The first CD players were released in America, along with 16 albums on CD....
1983
1983 : The first CD players are released in America, along with 16 albums on CD....
1983
1983 - A new digital-audio format, a five-inch compact disc or "CD" containing up to one hour of music, was la...
1983
1983, A new digital audio system, a five-inch compact disc containing up to 1 hour of music was launched by So...
1984
1984 : This Is Spinal Tap is released in theaters, chronicling the hapless heavy metal band with exploding ...
1984
1984, The wife of Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall gave birth to Elizabeth Scarlett Jagger....
1985
In 1985, "Sugar Walls" reaches No. 9 on Billboard magazine's R&B Singles chart, making Sheena Easton the first...
1985
1985, The Smiths were at No.1 on the UK indie charts with 'How Soon Is Now.' Soho had a No.8 UK hit with 'Hipp...
1985
1985, Wham! started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Make It Big', which eventually went...
1985
1985, Phil Collins started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK chart with his third solo LP 'No Jacket Required'...
1985
1985 - Wham! started a three-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart with Make It Big....
1988
1988 : U2 win their first Grammy Awards, taking Album of the Year and Best Performance by Rock Duo or Group...
1988
30th Grammy Award Ceremony...
1989
1989 : Madonna's "Like A Prayer" becomes the first hit song to debut in a commercial when it is used in a 2-m...
1991
1991, Madonna's 'Rescue Me', entered the US hot 100 at No.15, making her the highest- debuting female artist i...
1991
1991 : Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" peaks at #6 on the US chart. The song became a smash-hit after an instrum...
1991
1991, 21 years after it's first release 'All Right Now', by Free made No.2 in the UK singles chart after being...
1991
1991, Oleta Adams went to No.1 on the UK album chart with her debut LP 'Circle Of One.'...
1991
1991, Mariah Carey started an 11-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with her debut 'Mariah Carey.'...
1991
1991 - French singer Serge Gainsbourg — famous for his very sexy 1969 duet with Jane Birkin, "Je t'aime… M...
1991
1991, French singer Serge Gainsbourg died of a heart attack. Famous for his 1969 UK No.1 duet with Jane Birkin...
1992
1992, Wet Wet Wet kicked off their 'High On The Happy Side' UK tour, at the Manchester Apollo....
1996
1996, Oasis scored their second UK No.1 single when 'Don't Look Back In Anger' went to No.1. From the bands 'W...
1997
1997, LeAnn Rimes went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Unchained Melody, The Early Years.'...
1997
1997, Mansun went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut album 'Attack Of The Grey Lantern.'...
1999
1999, Dusty Springfield died after a long battle against cancer, aged 59. The British singer had her first UK ...
1999
1999 - Dusty Springfield died after a long battle against cancer, aged 59....
2002
2002, The NME published the winners from this years Carling Awards: Band of the year went to The Strokes, Albu...
2003
2003, R. Kelly was at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Chocolate Factory'....
2003
2003, 50 Cent started a nine week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'In Da Club.'...
2003
2003, Singer, songwriter Hank Ballard died from throat cancer. Wrote and recorded 'The Twist' but it was only ...
2003
2003, Norah Jones started a four week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with her debut album 'Come Away With M...
2003
2003, Christina Aguilera started a two week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with Linda Perry written and p...
2004
2004, Metallica kicked off the first North American leg of their 137 date Madly in Anger with the World Tour a...
2007
2007, Jimi Hendrix was crowned the 'wildest guitar hero' of all-time in a poll of music fans for Classic Rock ...
2007
2007, American R&B singer Kelis was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida, after the singer started screaming racia...
2008
2008, Three months after its initial release, the deluxe edition of Amy Winehouse's Grammy Award-winning album...
2008
2008 : Nine Inch Nails release their sixth album, an almost entirely instrumental Ghosts I-IV, as a free d...
2008
2008, Canadian guitarist, singer, Jeff Healey, died of cancer. Healey lost his sight to retinoblastoma, a rare...
2009
2009, DJ and Ivor Novello award winner Norman Cook checked himself into rehab to battle an alcohol addiction. ...
2009
2009 - Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, checked himself into rehab to battle an alcohol addiction....
2009
2009, Liverpool University launched a Masters degree on The Beatles, popular music and society. Liverpool Hope...
2013
2013, A pencil doodle by Paul McCartney when he was a teenager sold for over $5,000. The sketches were drawn b...
2014
2014 : Arby's buys the hat Pharrell Williams wore to the Grammys on eBay for $44,100. The fast-food chain d...
2014
2014 : 20 Feet From Stardom, a film about backup singers featuring Darlene Love and Lisa Fischer, wins the...