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March 2nd 1964 – The Beatles

ON THIS DAY IN MUSIC HISTORY! The Beatles released Twist and Shout in the United States and also began filming “Hard Days Night” 1964!

February 27, 1977 – Keith Richards Arrested in Toronto

Keith Richards was arrested at Toronto’s Harbour Castle Hotel, after an ounce of heroin was found following a raid of his hotel room by 15 RCMP.

February 26 1977- The Eagles

This day in music history, The Eagles released ‘Hotel California’ After three months of being released, the song had been certified Gold. The band also won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

February 25 1966 – Nancy Sinatra

On this day in music history, Nancy Sinatra‘s song ‘These Boots Are Made For Walking’ was certified Gold from the RIAA. To be certified gold, a song must sell beyond 1,000,000 units.

February 24 1998 – Sir Elton John

    February 24th 1998 Elton John was named Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth the second at Buckingham Palace. He was named Sir Elton because of his services to British … read more

February 17 1960 – Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley’s album Elvis was certified gold. It was the King’s first gold record. The album was released in at the end of January and spent four weeks at #1 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart. Otis Blackwell wrote ‘Paralyzed’  with Elvis.

February 10th, 1958 Frank Sinatra’s ‘Come Fly With Me’ at No. 1

Today in 1958 Frank Sinatra starts a five week run at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart with ‘Come Fly With Me’.

February 7th, 1964 The Beatles Are Greeted by Screaming Fans at JFK Airport

On February 7th, 1964 The Beatles were met by over 5,000 screaming fans as they arrived at New York’s JFK airport.

January 28, 1956 – Elvis Presley on Television

Elvis Presley, along with Scotty Moore and Bill Black, made his first National television appearance on the Dorsey Brother’s Stage Show. During the performance he did a rendition of ‘Heartbreak Hotel.’

January 22nd, 1966 The Beach Boys Record ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’

On January 22nd, 1966, The Beach Boys went into studio to record ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’, which would be the opening track on their forthcoming album ‘Pet Sounds.’