Music Almanac: October 28, 2017

Birthdays 
  • 1927 - Cleo Lane (90)
  • 1930 - Tommy Tomlinson (guitarist with Hank Williams, Johnny Horton) (d. 1982)
  • 1936 - Charlie Daniels (81)
  • 1936 - Ted Hawkins (d. 1995)
  • 1937 - Graham Bond (d. 1974)
  • 1941 - Hank Marvin (Shadows) (79)
  • 1941 - Curtis Lee (d. 2015)
  • 1945 - Wayne Fontana (born Glyn Ellis) (72)
  • 1948 - Ricky Reynolds (Black Oak Arkansas) (69)
  • 1948 - Telma Hopkins (Tony Orlando & Dawn) (69)
  • 1952 - Tuck Andress (Tuck & Patti) (65)
  • 1952 - Tommy Dobeck (Michael Stanley Band) (65)
  • 1956 - Dave Wyndorf (Monster Magnet) (61)
  • 1957 - Stephen Morris (Joy Division, New Order) (60)
  • 1958 - William Reid (Jesus & Mary Chain) (59)
  • 1959 - Neville Henry (Blow Monkeys) (58)
  • 1969 - Ben Harper (48)
  • 1972 - Brad Paisley (45)
  • 1987 - Frank Ocean (30)
Deaths
  • 1970 - Baby Huey (Baby Huey & the Babysitters) - Heart attack (26)
  • 1991 - Billy Wright - Pulmonary embolism (59)
  • 2006 - Marijohn Wilkin (songwriter (Waterloo, The Long Black Vail, One Day at a Time) - Heart disease (86)
  • 2007 - Porter Wagoner - Lung cancer (80)
On This Day
  • 1939 - Bill Monroe made his first appearance at the Grand Ole Opry.
  • 1957 - Los Angles police told Elvis Presley he was not allowed to wiggle his hips while performing in the city. The next night they filmed his performance to study it.
  • 1964 - The T.A.M.I. Show was put on for the first of two nights in Los Angeles. Performing was the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Chuck Berry, the Supremes and Marvin Gaye.
  • 1964 - Willie Nelson joined the Grand Ole Opry
  • 1972 - Join Together by the Who was made the official theme of the United States Council for World Affairs.
  • 1978 - Queen opened their Jazz tour in Dallas, TX.
  • 1982 - The Jam announced they would split up after their current tour.
  • 1997 - Bill Berry announced he was leaving R.E.M. to become a farmer.
  • 2001 - The Beastie Boys played their first show in 2-1/2 years in New York.
  • 2003 - The musical Tonight's the Night, based on the music of Rod Stewart, opened in London's West End.
  • 2003 - Sting published Broken Music, the first volume of his autobiography.
  • 2004 - Courtney Love was charged and ordered to stand trial on assault with a deadly weapon charges.
  • 2005 - The Game was arrested on disorderly conduct and resisting arrest charges in North Carolina.
  • 2008 - A statue of AC/DC's Bon Scott was unveiled at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor in Western Australia. 
  • 2011 - When an Indian booking company cancelled a Metallica concert at the last minute, fans destroyed the stage and equipment, leading to the agents arrest. 
Marriages
  • 1986 - Marie Osmond and Brian Blosil
Recorded
  • 1965 - My World is Empty Without You - Supremes
Released
  • 1985 - Biograph - Bob Dylan (one of the first box sets)
  • 1991 - Sticks and Stones - Tracy Lawrence (debut)
  • 1997 - Live at Red Rocks, 8.15.95 - Dave Mathews Band (first live release)
Broadcasts
  • 1956 - Ed Sullivan Show - Elvis Presley (second appearance)
  • 1958 - American Bandstand - Buddy Holly (his last major TV appearance)
  • 1987 - Miami Vice - Sheena Easton
Number Ones – U.S. Singles
  • 1978 - Hot Child in the City - Nick Gilder (1 week)
  • 2006 - Money Maker - Ludacris Featuring Pharrell (2 weeks)
Number Ones – U.S. Albums 
  • 1967 - Greatest Hits - Diana Ross & the Supremes (5 weeks)
  • 1989 - Rhythm Nation 1814 - Janet Jackson (3 weeks)
  • 2000 - Rule 3:36 - Ja Rule (1 week)
  • 2006 - Still the Same: Great Rock Classics Of Our Time - Rod Stewart (1 week)
Number Ones – U.S. R&B Singles
  • 1950 - Blue Shadows - Lowell Fulson (4 weeks)
  • 1957 - Wake Up Little Susie - Everly Brothers (1 week)
  • 1989 - Baby Come to Me - Regina Belle (1 week)
  • 2006 - Money Maker - Ludacris Featuring Pharrell (1 week)
Number Ones – U.S. Country Singles
  • 1978 - Let's Take the Long Way Around the World - Ronnie Milsap (1 week)
  • 1989 - High Cotton - Alabama (1 week)
  • 1995 - Dust in the Bottle - David Lee Murphy (2 weeks)
  • 2000 - The Little Girl - John Michael Montgomery (3 weeks)
  • 2006 - I Loved Her First - Heartland (1 week)
Number Ones – U.S. Adult Contemporary Singles
  • 1972 - If I Could Reach You - Fifth Dimension (1 week)
  • 1989 - Don't Know Much - Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville (5 weeks)
  • 2006 - Unwritten - Natasha Bedingfield (3 weeks)
Number Ones – U.K. Singles
  • 1995 - Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio Featuring LV (2 weeks)
  • 2000 - Stomp - Steps (1 week)
Number Ones – U.K. Albums
  • 1961 - The Shadows - The Shadows (1 week (1 previous week)
  • 1989 - Wild! - Erasure (2 weeks)
  • 2000 - Saints & Sinners - All Saints (1 week)

1 comment

Guillermo said...

Police did not warn Presley to NOT WIGGLE,, BUT TO




LA Police did not warn Presley not to wiglle, but to NOT repeat what had transpired as he clopsed with Hound Dog, namely to go down on the floor, totally with an image of Nipper, the RCA logo dog. He did not, going to his knees only.








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