Today In Music History 05/10/18

Music Knowledge from Domino

May 10, 2018
Lee Greenwood

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On this day in 1965, at Chess Studios in Chicago, the Rolling Stones recorded "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," a version featuring Brian Jones on harmonica. The band re-recorded it two days later in Hollywood, with a different beat and a Gibson Maestro fuzzbox added to sustain the sound of the guitar riff. It was the May 12 Hollywood version that was released. 

On this day in 1974, Eric Clapton hit the studio and recorded "I Shot the Sheriff." The song would hit #1 on the Hot 100 and is the version that was included in the Grammy Hall of Fame.

On this day in 1984, Lee Greenwood released "God Bless The USA." It was a top ten country hit when it was originally released, but has gained popularity over the years, and hit the Hot 100 after the September 11th attacks in 2001.

The Go-Go's announced they were breaking up, on this day in 1985. The members went on to enjoy solo success, (Belinda Carlisle and Jane Wiedlin) and the group reformed in the late 90s. They have since done a "farewell" tour," but still have concert dates on their tour calendar for this year.

On this day in 1986, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee marries Heather Locklear in a courtyard in Santa Barbara California with five hundred guests. Tommy wore a white leather tuxedo.

Speaking of marriages, it was on this day in 2005, that Heidi Klum married her second husband, singer/songwriter Seal. They had four children before divorcing in October 2014.