On this day in 1966,”The Monkees,” debuted on NBC-TV.
Guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter joined The Doobie Brothers on this day in 1974. Baxter had recently played with Steely Dan. His first song on guitar for the band was “Take Me In Your Arms(Rock Me A Little While.)”
On this day in 1977, B.T. Express was at the White House, to perform for President Jimmy Carter and his guests.
We jump all the way to this day in 1987. Michael Jackson kicked off his Bad world tour in Tokyo.
Aerosmith released “Pump,” on this day in 1989. It was their tenth studio album, which featured the hit singles: “Love In An Elevator”, “What It Takes” and “Janie’s Got a Gun.”
“Party of Five,” started a six season run on Fox, on this day in 1994. I know it’s not music, but I have a great picture with the cast and crushed on Neve Campbell, so it’s part of the post today.
And finally, it was on this day in 2003, that Country Music Hall of Famer/Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer/Rockabilly Hall of Famer/Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Johnny Cash died at age 71.
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