Today In Music History: 01/17/17

We got birthdays…Kid Rock is 46, Michelle Obama, 53, Susanna Hoffs, of the Bangles is 58. Paul Young is 61 and Mick Taylor, former Stones guitar player, is 69. Betty White is 95 and still going strong.

On this day in 1969, The Beatles released the “Yellow Submarine” album.

Let’s go to this day in 1971, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Marvin Gaye sang the U.S. National Anthem before Super Bowl V.

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In 1972, a portion of Highway 51 South in Memphis was renamed Elvis Presley Boulevard.

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On this day in 1975, the detective series “Baretta,” starring Robert Blake, began a four-season run on ABC-TV. “Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow” sung by Sammy Davis Jr. was the theme song.

On this day in 1993, Bill Clinton’s Inauguration featured a free outdoor concert with performances by Aretha Franklin, Michael Bolton, Tony Bennett, Bob Dylan, and Diana Ross.

The very next year (1994)  in Chicago, Donny Osmond fought Danny Bonaduce of TV’s “Partridge Family” in a charity boxing match. Bonaduce won a split decision.

 (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)

(Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)

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