Let’s get it going Today in Music History with Ole “Blue Eyes”. It was on this day in 1966 that Frank Sinatra recorded “Strangers In The Night.”
On this day in 1970 “Let It Be” by the Beatles was the #1 song.
On this day in 1977, Alice Cooper played to an audience of 40,000 people in Sydney, Australia, the largest crowd to attend a rock concert in the country’s history.
Aretha Franklin married her second husband, actor Glynn Turman on this day in 1978. The Four Tops sang “Isn’t She Lovely” at the ceremony.
I remember this well because all the radio stations played the live version. It was on this day in 1980, that Paul McCartney released the single “Coming Up” b/w “Coming Up (Live at Glasgow.)”
Twelve days before her 21st birthday, this day in 1981, Valerie Bertinelli married Eddie Van Halen.
Pearl Jam was the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live,” on this day in 1992.
And sad news closes out our jaunt through music history. It was on this day in 2006 that we lost June Pointer of the Pointer Sisters. She lost her battle with cancer at 52.
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