Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Today's

events - September 30

Year Artist
1933
1933 : WLS radio in Chicago's popular program The National Barn Dance, one of the first country music radio ...
1935
1935 : The Gershwin musical Porgy and Bess opens at Boston's Colonial Theatre. While not commercially succe...
1941
1941 : The Larry Clinton Orchestra records "That Solid Old Man."...
1954
1954 : Julie Andrews makes her Broadway debut in The Boy Friend....
1954
1954 : Patsy Cline signs a contract with Four Star Music Sales....
1955
In 1955, 24-year-old actor James Dean was killed in Cholame, California, when the Porsche he is driving hit a ...
1957
1957 : The Louis Armstrong album Louis Armstrong Plays King Oliver is recorded at Radio Recorders studio ...
1963
1963 : The Beatles record "Money (That's What I Want)" and "I Wanna Be Your Man."...
1964
1964 : The Beatles record "Every Little Thing," "What You're Doing," and "No Reply."...
1964
1964, The Beatles continued recording sessions at Abbey Road for their fourth UK album Beatles For Sale, rec...
1965
1965 : Elvis Presley meets Tom Jones for the first time, on the set of the King's Paradise, Hawaiian Sty...
1965
1965 : Donovan makes his US television debut on the Shindig musical variety show....
1965
1965 - Donovan made his U.S. television debut on Shindig! along with The Hollies, The Turtles and the Dave C...
1965
1965, Donovan made his US television debut on Shindig! along with The Hollies, The Turtles and the Dave Clark ...
1965
1965, The Rolling Stones performed at the Gaumont Theatre in Hanley, Staffordshire, UK. Also on the bill wer...
1967
1967, The UK's first National pop radio station, BBC Radio 1 was launched in the UK to take over from the ve...
1967
1967 : The UK radio network BBC Radio One takes the airwaves tonight with an opening spin of the Move's "Flow...
1967
1967, Pink Floyd appeared at The Imperial Ballroom, Nelson, England. The Imperial was a regular venue in the...
1969
1969, Christine Hinton the girlfriend of David Crosby was killed in a car crash near San Francisco....
1971
1971 : #1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Maggie May" by Rod Stewart....
1972
1972, David Cassidy was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'How Can I Be Sure.' It was the star from the US ...
1974
1974 - Police were called to a Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blue Öyster Cult concert after a fight broke out between tw...
1974
1974, Police were called to a Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blue Oyster Cult concert after a fight broke out between two ...
1977
1977 : Exile's "Kiss You All Over" hits #1. Their only other US Top-40 is "You Thrill Me," which peaks at #40...
1977
1977 : Ringo Starr releases Ringo The 4th....
1977
1977 - Mary Ford — one-half of the musical team she formed with her husband, Les Paul — died from cancer a...
1977
1977, Mary Ford died from cancer after being in a diabetic coma for 54 days. One-half of the husband-and-wife ...
1978
1978, Exile started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Kiss You All Over', it made No.6 in ...
1978
1978, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John had their second UK No.1 from the film 'Grease' with 'Summer Nights...
1978
1978 - Exile started a four-week run at No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Kiss You All Over."...
1983
1983 : #1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" by Bonnie Tyler....
1984
1984, The music division of Thorn EMI once said to be the greatest recording organisation in the world reporte...
1987
1987 : Roy Orbison's comeback picks up speed at a Los Angeles concert filmed for the Cinemax special Roy Or...
1988
1988 : John Lennon is awarded a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1750 Vine St....
1989
1989 : Neil Young performs "Rockin' In The Free World" on Saturday Night Live....
1989
Today in 1989, Neil Young played "Rockin' In the Free World" as the musical guest onSaturday Night Live. It ...
1989
1989 : Bette Midler is awarded $400,000 in a lawsuit against the Ford Motor Company over their use of a sou...
1991
1991 : Entertainer Liza Minnelli receives a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame at 7000 Hollywood Blvd. Her moth...
1992
1992 - Steve Earle was arrested in Nashville, Tenn., after he failed to report for jury duty....
1992
1992, US singer Steve Earle was arrested in Nashville after he failed to report for jury service....
1993
1993 - Kate Pierson of The B-52's was charged with criminal mischief and trespassing during an anti-fur protes...
1993
1993, Kate Pierson from The B-52's was charged with criminal mischief and trespassing during an anti-fur prote...
1993
1993 : George Harrison and David Crosby lend their voices and cartoon likenesses to the season 5 premiere of T...
1993
1993 : George Harrison and David Crosby lend their voices and cartoon likenesses to the season 5 premiere...
1994
1994, T.A.F.K.A.P. launched music channel VH1 in the UK, which gave the first airing of his new video 'Dolph...
1995
1995, Simply Red scored their first UK No.1 single when 'Fairground' started a four-week run at the top of the...
1995
1995, Mariah Carey made chart history when she started an eight week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ...
1995
1995 - Mariah Carey made chart history when she started an eight-week run at No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart w...
1997
1997 : Fleetwood Mac's reunion show at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey, grosse...
1997
1997 : Patty Loveless releases Long Stretch of Lonesome....
1997
1997 : Randy Travis becomes the first artist to ink a deal with DreamWorks Records Nashville. His signing i...
1997
1997 : U2 cause controversy during its show in Tel Aviv, Israel, with frontman Bono appealing for the relea...
1998
1998 : Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk rocker Joey Ramone, and Cheap Trick-ster...
1999
1999, Chris de Burgh's web site was closed down after countless obscene messages were posted on the guestbook....
2002
2002, Popstars band Hear'say announced they had split up. The winners of the Popstars TV talent show who score...
2002
2002 : Pat Boone guests on the WB's Seventh Heaven TV show....
2003
2003, An auction of the contents of Sir Elton John's London home raised more than £1.4 million. An oil pain...
2004
2004, Mick Jagger held a press conference with Dave Stewart at Essex House in New York City, USA, to promote...
2006
2006 : Shine On, Jet's sophomore album, is released to mixed reviews. Most notably the indie music website ...
2006
2006, Justin Timberlake started a two week run at No.1 on the US album chart with his second solo album 'Futur...
2006
2006 : Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews (T...
2006
2006 - Justin Timberlake started a two-week run at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart with his second solo album, ...
2007
2007, Foo Fighters went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Echoes Silence Patience & Grace' the bands sixth s...
2007
2007, Country music singer Keith Urban crashed his motorcycle on the way to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. T...
2008
2008 : Disney releases Nightmare Revisited, a cover album of songs from The Nightmare Before Christmas. The...
2008
2008 : Hot on the heels of the mega-successful The Evolution of Robin Thicke,Robin Thicke’s third solo alb...
2010
2010 : After 10 years, the first ever John Lennon museum closes. Located outside of Tokyo, it shuts down be...
2011
2011, American guitarist and songwriter Marv Tarplin died aged 70. He was best known as the guitarist for the ...
2011
2011 : Pearl Jam wrap up a week long tribute to Pink Floyd on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon with a perform...