1962, With just two hours of rehearsal, Ringo Star makes his Beatles debut at the Horticultural Society Dance at Birkenhead, England.
1964, Over 9,000 frenzied … (read more…)
1965, The Byrds were forced to cancel a concert during their UK tour at The Guildhall, Portsmouth when only 250 of the 4,000 tickets had been sold.
1966, During a … (read more…)
I’m Uncle Marty to all, this is The 3D RadioActivity, and on our 652nd adventure, Daytona the “On The Airedale” and I will be revisiting another Summertime Seconds Series feature for the third time by wading through great music that you have been WAITING to hear!
1938, American blues musician Robert Johnson died, likely poisoned by a jealous husband, at the age of 27 at a country crossroads near Greenwood, Mississippi. His recordings from 1936 -1937 have influenced generations of musicians including Muddy W … (read more…)
1965, The Beatles set a new world record for the largest attendance at a pop concert when they played in front of 55,600 fans at Shea Stadium in New York City. Also on the bill were Brenda Holloway, The King Curtis Band, The Young R … (read more…)
1965, The Beatles taped an appearance for CBS-TV’s The Ed Sullivan Show at Studio 50, New York City. They performed “I Feel Fine,” “I’m Down,” “Act Naturally,” “Ticket to Ride,” “Yesterday,” and “Help!” Also, The Beatles fifth album& … (read more…)
1965, Jefferson Airplane made their live debut at San Francisco’s Matrix Club.
1965, Mike Smith, lead singer of The Dave Clark Five, suffered … (read more…)