Today In Music History: 03/02/17

For all my Steeler’s fans, it is Ben Roethlisberger’s bday, he is 35 and Jon Bon Jovi is 55 today.

 (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)

(Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic)

Let’s start on this day in 1963. The 4 Seasons became the first group to have three consecutive #1 singles (Sherry, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like A Man) on the Billboard Hot 100.

One year later “Twist and Shout” by the Beatles was released here in the U.S.

On this day in 1968, my favoreite Monkees song ever was released. The song is “Valleri.”

On this day in 1973 “Killing Me Softly With His Song” by Roberta Flack was the #1 song.

On this day in 1979, the three-day Havana Jam began, featuring Billy Joel, Stephen Stills, Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolidge, and Weather Report, the first American pop artists to appear in Cuba in more than 20 years.

Compact Disc recordings (CDs), were released here in America on this day in 1983. 

In 1989, Madonna’s “Like a Prayer” premiered worldwide in a Pepsi commercial.

It was on this day in 1999 that we lost the great Dusty Springfield. She died of breast cancer at just 59.



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