• Florence-Ballard-the-Band-Frank-Sinatra

    June 30 – July 2 In Music History

    Florence Ballard was born, The Band release their debut album and Sinatra goes to No. 1 this weekend in...
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    June 29, 1943, Little Eva was born!

    Eva Narcissus Boyd, better known as Little Eva, was born on this day. She was discovered while working as...
  • little-richard

    December 5, 1932 – Little Richard

    Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard was born in Macon, Georgia. Little Richard had his first commercial success with...
  • Elvis-1954_july_30-4x3

    July 30, 1954

    Elvis Presley played his first live show. It was advertised as the Hillbilly Hoedown and included acts Slim Whitman,...
  • Billie-Holiday

    July 17, 1959

    Billie Holiday died in a New York hospital from causes related to excessive drinking.
  • Joni-Mitchell-Leonard-Cohen

    July 16, 1967

    Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell met during a songwriter’s workshop at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, Rhode Island....
  • Starr-Monkees-Hayley

    This Weekend in Music History

    A Beatle celebrates a birthday, The Monkees go on tour and Bill Haley & His Comets go to No....
  • The-Beatles-A-Hard-Days-Night

    July 6, 1964

    The Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night premiered at The Pavilion in London, the eve of Ring Starr’s 24th...
  • Brian Jones, original member of the Rolling Stones

    July 3, 1969

    Founding member of The Rolling Stones, Brian Jones, was discovered motionless at the bottom of his swimming pool at...
  • Bobby-Darin

    June 28, 1959

    Bobby Darin‘s ‘Dream Lover’ climbs up to No. 1 on the UK singles chart.