Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Today's

events - April 22

Year Artist
1952
1952 : Singin' In The Rain is released in the USA....
1955
1955, Elvis Presley appeared at the New Boston High School Football Field in Texas....
1957
1957, Elvis Presley had his custom built 'Music Gates' installed at Gracelands. The gates were designed by Abe...
1959
1959 : The Alan Freed "Rock and Roll movie" Go, Johnny, Go premieres in New York, featuring Chuck Berry, ...
1962
1962 : Jerry Lee Lewis loses his first son, Steve Allen (named after the TV host and good friend), in a tra...
1964
1964 : The President of England's National Federation of Hairdressers makes headlines when he offers a free h...
1964
1964, The President of The National Federation Of Hairdressers offered a free haircut to the next No.1 group i...
1965
1965, The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Ticket To Ride.' Taken from the film Help! it was...
1966
1966, 'Wild Thing' by The Troggs (who were originally called The Troglodytes) was released in the U.S. on both...
1966
Today in 1966, The Troggs' cover of "Wild Thing" (a song originally performed by The Wild Ones) was releas...
1966
1966, Two dozen local group's appeared at a ‘battle of the bands’ gig in Matawan Keyport Roller Drome in N...
1966
1966 : The Beatles record Taxman, Tomorrow Never Knows...
1966
1966 : The Troggs release "Wild Thing"...
1966
In 1966, "Wild Thing" by the British band the Troggs was released in the U.S....
1967
1967 : Elvis Presley's 23rd film, Easy Come, Easy Go, premieres in Hollywood....
1967
1967, In the most popular Monkee poll conducted in the music paper Disc & Music Echo, Davy Jones received 63% ...
1968
1968 : "This Guy's In Love With You" becomes a huge hit after Herb Alpert sings it to his wife on a TV sp...
1969
1969 : On the roof of Apple headquarters at 3 Savile Row, London, John Lennon has his name legally changed ...
1969
1969 : The Beatles record The Ballad of John and Yoko...
1969
1969 : The Carpenters sign with A&M Records....
1969
1969 : The Who performs the complete rock opera I in its entirety in concert for the first time in Dolton...
1969
1969 - During a brief legal proceeding conducted on the roof of the Apple Records building in London, John Len...
1969
1969 - The Who gave their first unabridged live performance of the rock opera Tommy at a show held at the Bo...
1969
1969, Fleetwood Mac kicked off a 10-date UK tour at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Also on the bill, BB King, ...
1969
1969, On the roof of the Apple building in London, John Lennon changed his middle name from Winston to Ono....
1972
1972, Deep Purple scored their second UK No.1 album with 'Machine Head.'...
1972
1972 : A crowd of 25,000 attends "Roberta Flack Human Kindness Day" at the Washington Mall in honor of the si...
1974
1974 : Redbone's "Come And Get Your Love" is certified gold....
1974
1974 : The Who begins filming the movie version of Tommy, with Tina Turner's turn as the Acid Queen being...
1975
1975 : Elvis Presley releases "T-R-O-U-B-L-E"...
1976
1976 : Johnnie Taylor's "Disco Lady" is certified platinum....
1976
In 1976, Johnnie Taylor's "Disco Lady" became the first single to sell more than two million copies. ...
1977
1977, The Jam released their first single 'In The City', which peaked at No. 40 in the UK charts. The English ...
1978
1978, Bob Marley and the Wailers performed at the 'One Love Peace Concert' in Jamaica. It was Marley's first p...
1978
1978 : Bob Marley headlines the historic One Love Peace Concert in Jamaica, the singer's first appearance i...
1978
In 1978, John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd made their first appearance as The Blues Brothers on NBC's "Saturday Nig...
1978
1978 - Bob Marley and the Wailers performed at the "One Love Peace Concert" in Jamaica. It was Marley's first ...
1978
1978, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd made their first ever appearance as The Blues Brothers when they appeared o...
1978
1978 : The Blues Brothers (John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd) make their debut on Saturday Night Live, later becomi...
1978
1978 - John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd performed as the The Blues Brothers for the first time on Saturday Night ...
1978
In 1978, the Blues Brothers-the musical creation of cast members Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi-debuted on Satur...
1978
In 1978, the Blues Brothers-the not-quite-real, not-quite-fake musical creation of "Saturday Night Live" cast ...
1979
1978 : Gerry Rafferty releases "Baker Street"...
1979
1979 : Keith Richards serves his punishment for a Toronto arrest on heroin charges when The Rolling Stones ...
1979
1979 - As part of reparations for his 1977 Canadian drug bust, Keith Richards played a benefit concert in Osha...
1981
1981 : Two days after being released from a hospital for treatment of ulcers, Eric Clapton is involved in a...
1985
1985 : Prince releases the LP Around The World In A Day...
1989
1989 : Kid 'N Play's biggest hit "Rollin' With Kid 'N Play" hits #11 on the BillboardR&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Also...
1989
1989 : No. 1 Billboard Album: Madonna's Like a Prayer...
1989
1989, Madonna started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Like A Prayer', the singers seven...
1989
1989 : Despite (or thanks to) a generous heaping of controversy over its video (where she dances in front of ...
1991
1991, The Dave Matthews Band played their first ever-live show when they appeared at The Earth Day festival in...
1993
1993, The Who's 'Tommy' opened on Broadway at the St James Theatre....
1993
1993 : The Broadway play Tommy, based on The Who's album, opens at St. James Theater....
1998
1998 : Faith No More announce that they are no more....
1999
1999 : Sinead O'Connor is ordained in Lourdes, France as the first woman priest in the Latin Tridentine Chu...
2000
2000 : N.W.A.'s reunion single "Chin Check" debuts at #71 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. This w...
2001
2001, Destiny's Child went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Survivor.' Their second chart topper, they we...
2003
2003, Songwriter Felice Bryant died of cancer. Wrote many hits with her husband Boudleaux including; The Everl...
2007
2007, Beyonce & Shakira were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Beautiful Liar'. The track won the Most Ear...
2007
2007, Avril Lavigne went to No.1 on the UK album chart with her third album 'The Best Damn Thing', also a No.1...
2008
2008, It was revealed that 60's singer Tommy Steele took Elvis Presley on a secret tour of London in 1958 afte...
2009
2009 : Jeff Beck is joined onstage by Rod Stewart for the first time in over 25 years at the El Rey Theat...
2013
2013, Richie Havens, the folk singer who opened the legendary 1969 Woodstock rock festival, died of a heart at...